poudreuse

poudreuse

[poo-drooz; French poo-drœz]
noun, plural poudreuses [poo-drooz-iz; French poo-drœz] .
a small toilet table of the 18th century.

Origin:
1925–30; < French, equivalent to poudr(er) to powder + -euse -euse

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