guerite

noun

gue·​rite
(ˈ)gā¦rēt
plural -s
: a turret or shelter for a sentry on an old fort

Word History

Etymology

French guérite, from Middle French, probably alteration of Old French garite, guarite watchtower

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“Guerite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guerite. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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