bevue

noun
be·​vue | \ bā-ˈvᵫ \
plural -s

Definition of bevue

: an error due to ignorance or inadvertence

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History and Etymology for bevue

French bévue, from bé-, pejorative prefix (from Latin bis twice) + vue sight, view, from Old French veue

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“Bevue.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bevue. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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