voûte

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See also: voute, vouté, and voûté

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French volte, from Vulgar Latin *volta < *volvita or *volŭta, for Latin volūta, from the feminine of volūtus, perfect passive participle of volvō. Compare Italian volta; cf. also Spanish bóveda.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vut/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ut

Noun[edit]

voûte f (plural voûtes)

  1. (architecture) arch
  2. (architecture) vault

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