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[fee-ah-ker, -ahk; French fya-kruh] /fiˈɑ kər, -ˈɑk; French ˈfya krə/
noun, plural fiacres
[fee-ah-kerz, -ahks; French fya-kruh] /fiˈɑ kərz, -ˈɑks; French ˈfya krə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a small horse-drawn carriage.
Origin of fiacre
1690-1700
1690-1700; < French; after the Hotel de St. Fiacre in Paris, where such carriages were first for hire
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British Dictionary definitions for fiacre

fiacre

/fɪˈɑːkrə/
noun
1.
a small four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage, usually with a folding roof
Word Origin
C17: named after the Hotel de St Fiacre, Paris, where these vehicles were first hired out
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