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Meaning of BELVEDERE

Pronunciation:  'belvi`deer

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
\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
 
 Related Terms: alcove, beacon, bleachers, box of cigars, bridge, cheroot, cigar, cigar box, cigar case, cigar cutter, cigarillo, colorado, conning tower, corona, gallery, gazebo, grandstand, Havana, humidor, lighthouse, lookout, loophole, observation post, observatory, outlook, overlook, pagoda, peanut gallery, peephole, pharos, ringside, ringside seat, rope, sighthole, stinker, stogie, Texas tower, top gallery, tower, trichinopoly, watchtower
 

 

 

 

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