aventail

noun
av·​en·​tail | \ ˈa-vən-ˌtāl How to pronounce aventail (audio) \

Definition of aventail

First Known Use of aventail

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aventail

Middle English, from Anglo-French aventaille, alteration of ventaille

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“Aventail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aventail. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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