point d'appui

noun
point d'ap·pui | \ˌpwaⁿ(n)-da-ˈpwē \
plural points d'appui\ˌpwaⁿ(n)-da-ˈpwē \

Definition of point d'appui 

First Known Use of point d'appui

1781, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for point d'appui

French, literally, point of support

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