paillasse


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pail·lasse

also pal·liasse  (păl-yăs′, păl′yăs′)
n.
A thin mattress filled with straw or sawdust.

[French, from Old French, from paille, straw, from Late Latin palea, from Latin, chaff.]

paillasse

(ˈpælɪˌæs; ˌpælɪˈæs)
n
(Furniture) a variant spelling (esp US) of palliasse
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paillasse - mattress consisting of a thin pad filled with straw or sawdust
mattress - a large thick pad filled with resilient material and often incorporating coiled springs, used as a bed or part of a bed
Translations

paillasse

[ˈpælɪæs] Njergón m

paillasse

nStrohsack m
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Subra C, Grand D, Laulagnier K, Stella A, Lambeau G, Paillasse M, et al.
Une machine electrique, tronant sur sa paillasse de cuisine, melange et petrit la pate.
During my time in Bordeaux, the paillasse cover was never changed.