dinette-set

dinette

[dahy-net]
noun
1.
a small space or alcove, often in or near the kitchen, serving as an informal dining area.
2.
Also called dinette set. a small table and set of matching chairs for such a space or alcove.

Origin:
1925–30; Americanism; dine + -ette

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dinette (daɪˈnɛt)
 
n
an alcove or small area for use as a dining room

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dinette
1930, from dine + dim. (or false Fr.) suffix -ette.
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