Banquette Definition

băng-kĕt
banquettes
noun
A gunners' platform extending along the inside of a trench or parapet.
Webster's New World
A raised way; sidewalk.
Webster's New World
An upholstered bench, esp. one along a wall in a restaurant.
Webster's New World
A ledge or shelf, as on a buffet.
American Heritage
(southern Louisiana, eastern Texas) A sidewalk.
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Banquette

Noun

Singular:
banquette
Plural:
banquettes

Origin of Banquette

  • French from Provençal banqueta diminutive of banca bench of Germanic origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French banquette, the diminutive form of banc.

    From Wiktionary

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