Definition of banquette noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

banquette

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noun
BrE BrE//bæŋˈket//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bæŋˈket//
 
 
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a long soft seat along a wall in a restaurant, etc. Word Origin early 17th cent. : from French, from Italian banchetta, diminutive of banca ‘bench’, from medieval Latin banca, bancus, of Germanic origin. The current sense dates from the mid 19th cent.
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