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papeterie

[pap-i-tree; French papuh-tree] /ˈpæp ɪ tri; French papəˈtri/
noun, plural papeteries
[pap-i-treez; French papuh-tree] /ˈpæp ɪ triz; French papəˈtri/ (Show IPA)
1.
a box for holding stationery, especially an ornamental one.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < French, equivalent to papet(ier) papermaker or dealer (derivative of papier paper; see -ier2) + -erie -ery
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papeterie

/ˈpæpətrɪ; French papetri/
noun
1.
a box or case for papers and other writing materials
Word Origin
C19: from French, from papetier maker of paper, from papierpaper
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