couchette

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French couchette.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

couchette (plural couchettes)

  1. A compartment on a passenger train having berths for sleeping.
  2. A berth in such a compartment.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

couche +‎ -ette

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

couchette f (plural couchettes)

  1. (rail transport) sleeping berth

Descendants[edit]

  • English: couchette

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