olivette

noun ol·i·vette \¦älə¦vet\
variants: less commonly

olivet

\¦älə¦vet\

Definition of olivette

plural

-s

  1. :  a theatrical floodlight consisting of a 1000-watt bulb in an open-front metal box usually mounted on a telescopic pipe stand or hung from a batten

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Origin and Etymology of olivette

French olivette, diminutive of olive


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