Definition of minaudière in English:

minaudière

Syllabification: min·au·dière
Pronunciation: /ˌmēnōdˈyer
 
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noun

  • A small, decorative handbag without handles or a strap.
    More example sentences
    • You can see more of her minaudière pieces on eBay, just be sure they are not fake replicas.
    • Handcrafted, the minaudière opens to a discreetly engraved mirror.

Origin

French, literally 'coquettish woman', from minauder 'simper'.

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