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coiffeur

[kwa-fœr] /kwaˈfœr/
noun, plural coiffeurs
[kwa-fœr] /kwaˈfœr/ (Show IPA).
French.
1.
a man who is a hairdresser.
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British Dictionary definitions for coiffeur

coiffeur

/kwɑːˈfɜː; French kwafœr/
noun
1.
a hairdresser
Derived Forms
coiffeuse (kwɑːˈfɜːz; French) (kwaføz) noun:feminine
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Word Origin and History for coiffeur
n.

1847, from French coiffeur "hairdresser," from coiffer "to dress hair," from Old French coife, originally, "inner part of the helmet" (see coif (n.)). A woman hairdresser would be properly a coiffeuse.

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