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Meaning of BELVEDERE

Pronunciation:  'belvi`deer

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a gazebo sited to command a fine view
  2. [n]  densely branched Eurasian plant; foliage turns purple-red in autumn

BELVEDERE is a 9 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: Bassia scoparia, burning bush, firebush, Kochia scoparia, summer cypress
 See Also: Bassia, bush, gazebo, genus Bassia, genus Kochia, Kochia, shrub, summerhouse



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bel`ve*dere"\, n. [It., fr. bello, bel, beautiful +
vedere to see.] (Arch.)
A small building, or a part of a building, more or less open,
constructed in a place commanding a fine prospect.

Thesaurus Terms
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