gabionade

noun
ga·​bi·​o·​nade | \ ¦gābēə¦nād, -näd \
plural -s

Definition of gabionade

1 : a work of fortification thrown up with gabions
2 : a structure of gabions sunk in lines as a core for a sandbar in harbor improvements

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History and Etymology for gabionade

French gabionnade, from Middle French, from Old Italian gabbionata, from gabbione gabion + -ata -ade

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“Gabionade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gabionade. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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