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layette

[ley-et] /leɪˈɛt/
noun
1.
an outfit of clothing, bedding, etc., for a newborn baby.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; < French; Middle French laiete small coffer, equivalent to laie chest (< Middle Dutch laeye, variant of lade; akin to lade) + -ete -ette
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layette

/leɪˈɛt/
noun
1.
a complete set of articles, including clothing, bedclothes, and other accessories, for a newborn baby
Word Origin
C19: from French, from Old French, from laie, from Middle Dutch laege box
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Word Origin and History for layette
layette
1839, from Fr. layette.
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