chevet

noun
che·vet | \shəˈvā\
plural -s

Definition of chevet 

: the apsidal eastern termination of a church choir typically having a surrounding ambulatory that opens onto a number of radiating apses or chapels used especially of French Gothic architecture

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History and Etymology for chevet

French, alteration of Old French chevez, from Latin capitium head covering, opening for the head, from caput head

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