papeterie

papeterie

[pap-i-tree; French papuh-tree]
noun, plural papeteries [pap-i-treez; French papuh-tree] .
a box for holding stationery, especially an ornamental one.

Origin:
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)
 
n
a box or case for papers and other writing materials
 
[C19: from French, from papetier maker of paper, from papierpaper]

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