Origin: Fr < OFr astelier < astele, a shaving, splinter < VL astella < L assula, dim. of assis, board
See atelier in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from Old French astelier, carpenter's shop
Origin: , from astele, splinter
Origin: , from Late Latin astella
Origin: , alteration of Latin astula
Origin: , diminutive of assis, board.
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