bahut

noun ba·hut \ˈbäˌhu̇t, bəˈhu̇t, -üt, F bȧu̅e̅\

Definition of bahut

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a chest or cabinet; especially :  one having a rounded top and used as furniture

  2. 2a :  a low wall raised above the main cornice of a building and carrying the roof — compare attic b :  a parapet wall solid and generally not decorative; often :  the rounded top course of masonry of such a wall

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of bahut

French


First Known Use: 1840


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up bahut? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

Get Word of the Day daily email!