Encoignure



[en-kon-yer, -koin-, ahn-; French ahn-kaw-nyyr] /ɛnˈkɒn yər, -ˈkɔɪn-, ɑn-; French ɑ̃ kɔˈnyür/

noun, plural encoignures
[en-kon-yerz, -koin-, ahn-; French ahn-kaw-nyyr] /ɛnˈkɒn yərz, -ˈkɔɪn-, ɑn-; French ɑ̃ kɔˈnyür/ (Show IPA). French Furniture.
1.
a low corner cabinet.

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