pantoufle

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pantofle, pantoffle or pantoufle (pænˈtɒfəl, pænˈtuːfəl)
 
n
archaic a kind of slipper
 
[C15: from French pantoufle, from Old Italian pantofola, perhaps from Medieval Greek pantophellos shoe made of cork, from panto- + phellos cork]
 
pantoffle, pantoffle or pantoufle
 
n
 
[C15: from French pantoufle, from Old Italian pantofola, perhaps from Medieval Greek pantophellos shoe made of cork, from panto- + phellos cork]
 
pantoufle, pantoffle or pantoufle
 
n
 
[C15: from French pantoufle, from Old Italian pantofola, perhaps from Medieval Greek pantophellos shoe made of cork, from panto- + phellos cork]

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