arc–boutant

noun arc–bou·tant \ȧrbütäⁿ\

Definition of arc–boutant

plural

arcs–boutants

\-äⁿ(z)\

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Origin and Etymology of arc–boutant

French, from Middle French arc boutant, literally, thrusting arch, from arc arch, bow, arc (from Latin arcus) + boutant, present participle of bouter to thrust — more at arrow, butt


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