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du·vet

 (do͞o-vā′, dyo͞o-)
n.
A quilt, usually with a washable cover, that may be used in place of a bedspread and top sheet.

[French, down, from Old French, alteration of dumet, diminutive of dum, dun, from Old Norse dūnn.]

duvet

(ˈduːveɪ)
n
1. (Textiles) another name for continental quilt
2. (Clothing & Fashion) Also called: duvet jacket a down-filled jacket used esp by mountaineers
[C18: from French, from earlier dumet, from Old French dum down2]

du•vet

(duˈveɪ, dyu-)

n.
1. a usu. down-filled quilt, often with a removable cover; comforter.
2. a decorative casing for such a quilt.
[1750–60; < French]

duvet

comforter
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.duvet - a soft quilt usually filled with the down of the eider
eiderdown - down of the eider duck
quilt, comforter, puff, comfort - bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
Translations
دُوفِيهلِحاف محْشو بالرّيش
peřinaprošívaná pokrývka
dynedundyne
peittosängynpeitetäkki
perina
dúnsængsæng
キルトの掛け布団
깃털 이불
pūkinė antklodė
dūnu sega
duntäcke
ผ้าห่ม
kuş tüyü yorganyorgan
chăn lông vịt

duvet

[ˈduːveɪ] (Brit)
A. Nedredón m (nórdico)
B. CPD duvet cover Nfunda f de edredón (nórdico)

duvet

[ˈduːveɪ] n (British)couette fduvet cover nhousse f de couette

duvet

n
(= quilt)Steppdecke f
(also duvet jacket)Daunenjacke f

duvet

[ˈduːveɪ] n (Brit) → piumone ® m

duvet

(ˈduːvei) noun
(also downie® (ˈdauni) ) a type of quilt stuffed with feathers, down etc, used on a bed instead of blankets.

duvet

دُوفِيه peřina dyne Bettdecke πάπλωμα edredón sängynpeite couette perina piumone キルトの掛け布団 깃털 이불 dekbed dyne kołdra edredão пуховое одеяло duntäcke ผ้าห่ม yorgan chăn lông vịt 羽绒被
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