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entresol

[en-ter-sol, ahn-truh-, en-; French ahn-truh-sawl] /ˈɛn tərˌsɒl, ˈɑn trə-, ˈɛn-; French ɑ̃ trəˈsɔl/
noun, plural entresols
[en-ter-solz, ahn-truh-, en-; French ahn-truh-sawl] /ˈɛn tərˌsɒlz, ˈɑn trə-, ˈɛn-; French ɑ̃ trəˈsɔl/ (Show IPA).
Architecture
1.
a low floor between two higher floors, the lower one usually being a ground floor; mezzanine.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; < French: literally, between-floor, equivalent to entre- inter- + sol floor < Latin solum ground
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entresol

/ˌɒntrəˈsɒl; French ɑ̃trəsɔl/
noun
1.
another name for mezzanine (sense 1)
Word Origin
C18: from French, literally: between floors, from entre-inter- + sol floor, ground, from Latin solum
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