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


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