French door


: a door with rectangular glass panes extending the full length
also : french window

Word History

First Known Use

1805, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of French door was in 1805

Dictionary Entries Near French door

Cite this Entry

“French door.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

Kids Definition

French door

: a door with small panes of glass extending the full length
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