phare

noun
\ ˈfa(a)|(ə)r , ˈfe| , \
plural -s

Definition of phare 

: pharos afternoons I walk to the phare —Archibald MacLeish a lightship, or some phare —William Beebe

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History and Etymology for phare

French, from Latin pharus, from Greek pharos

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