bahut

noun
ba·​hut | \ ˈbäˌhu̇t, bəˈhu̇t, -üt, F bȧᵫ̅ \
plural -s

Definition of bahut

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

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First Known Use of bahut

1840, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for bahut

French

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“Bahut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bahut. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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