¦kəldə̇¦fu̇(ə)r also ¦ku̇l-,
F kᵫ̅dfüür
plural culs-de-four
: a vault shaped like a quarter sphere or like a hemisphere
: vault compare semidome

Word History


French, literally, bottom of an oven

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“Cul-de-four.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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