avant-corps

noun
\(¦)äˌväntˈkō(ə)r, -ȯ(ə)r\

Definition of avant-corps 

: a part which projects out from the main mass of a building (such as a pavilion in front of the façade)

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History and Etymology for avant-corps

French, from avant forward + corps, body, from Latin corpus

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