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Word of the day 08/19/15 Atelier

Atelier (noun)
atelier [at-l-yey, at-l-yey; French atuh-lyey]


noun, plural ateliers [at-l-yeyz, at-l-yeyz; French atuh-lyey]
1. a workshop or studio, especially of an artist, artisan, or designer.

Origin: 1830-40; < French: literally, pile of chips (hence, workshop); Old French astele chip (< Late Latin astella, diminutive of Latin astula, variant of assula splinter, equivalent to ass (is) plank + -ula -ule ) + -ier -ier

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