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passe-partout (n.)

"master-key," 1670s, French, literally "pass everywhere," from passer "to pass" (see pass (v.)) + partout "everywhere," from par "through" (see per) + tout "all," from Latin totus (see total (adj.)). Figuratively, "that by means of which one can pass anywhere."

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Definitions of passe-partout

passe-partout (n.)
key that secures entrance everywhere;
Synonyms: passkey / master key / master
passe-partout (n.)
a mounting for a picture using gummed tape;
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Dictionary entries near passe-partout

passant

passbook

passe

passel

passenger

passe-partout

passer

passer-by

passerine

passible

passim