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A glass-paneled cabinet or case for displaying articles such as china, objets d'art, or fine merchandise.
[French, from vitre, pane of glass, from Old French, glass, window with multiple lights, from Latin vitrum.]
(Furniture) a glass display case or cabinet for works of art, curios, etc
[C19: from French, from vitre pane of glass, from Latin vitrum glass]
a glass cabinet or case, esp. for displaying art objects.
[1875–80; < French <vitre pane of glass]
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|Noun||1.||vitrine - a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home|
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
trophy case - a case in which to display trophies