boîte

boîte

[bwaht; French bwat]
noun, plural boîtes [bwahts; French bwat] .
a nightclub; cabaret.

Origin:
< French: box; Old French boiste < Vulgar Latin *buxita, for Late Latin buxida, formation based on Latin pyxis box (see pyx), stem pyxid-, conflated with buxus box3

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