abatjour

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French abat-jour, from abattre (to throw down) + jour (day, daylight).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɑˌbɑˈʒʊ.ɚ/, /ˌɑˌbɑˈʒʊɹ/

Noun[edit]

abatjour (plural abatjours)

  1. A skylight or other device whose purpose it is to direct light into a room.

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