a glass cabinet or case, especially for displaying art objects.

1875–80; < French, equivalent to vitre pane of glass + -ine -ine2 Unabridged
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vitrine (ˈvɪtriːn)
a glass display case or cabinet for works of art, curios, etc
[C19: from French, from vitre pane of glass, from Latin vitrum glass]

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Example sentences
Medical implements and syringes occupy a central vitrine.
The exhibition consists of graphic panels, replica artifacts, vitrine and framework for the panels.
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