auvent

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French auvans, from Old French anvant (1180), from Gaulish *andebanno ‘eaves, portico’ (compare Provençal ambans), compound of ande intensive prefix (compare Welsh an-) + banno (horn) (compare Welsh ban).

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auvent m (plural auvents)

  1. awning, canopy (over entrance)