victorine

victorine

[vik-tuh-reen]
noun
a fur tippet with long tabs at the ends.

Origin:
1840–50; probably after Queen Victoria; see -ine2

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Victorine

[vik-tuh-reen]
noun
a canon regular of the Order of St. Victor, founded in Paris, France, in 1110, which was famous for its learning and influence in the Middle Ages, and which became extinct during the French revolution.

Origin:
1880–85; < French Victorin

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