mirador

noun mir·a·dor \ ˈmir-ə-ˌdȯr , ˌmir-ə-ˈ \

Definition of mirador

: a turret, window, or balcony designed to command an extensive outlook

Origin and Etymology of mirador

borrowed from Spanish, borrowed from Catalan, from mirar "to look at" (going back to Latin mīrārī "to be surprised, look with wonder at") + -ador (going back to Latin -ātōrium, from -ā-, verb stem formative + -tōrium, suffix of place, from neuter of -tōrius, adjective derivative of -tor, agent suffix)


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