jet d'eau

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French, meaning "jet of water".


jet d'eau (plural jets d'eau)

  1. A stream of water spouting from a fountain or pipe (especially from one arranged to throw water upward), used as an ornament in a garden or public place.
  2. The fountain or pipe from which such a stream issues.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for jet d'eau in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)