semainier

semainier

[suh-men-yey; French suh-me-nyey]
noun, plural semainiers [suh-men-yeyz; French suh-me-nyey] . French Furniture.
a chest of the 18th century having seven long drawers: originally meant to hold a week's supply of clothing.

Origin:
< French, equivalent to semaine week < Late Latin septimāna, noun use of feminine of Latin septimānus of seven (derivative of septem seven; see -an) + French -ier -ier2

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