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Louvre definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris [syn: Louvre, Louvre Museum]
2: one of a set of parallel slats in a door or window to admit air and reject rain [syn: louver, louvre, fin]

Merriam Webster's

noun see louver

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (also louver) 1 each of a set of overlapping slats designed to admit air and some light and exclude rain. 2 a domed structure on a roof with side openings for ventilation etc. Phrases and idioms: louvre-boards the slats or boards making up a louvre. Derivatives: louvred adj. Etymology: ME f. OF lover, lovier skylight, prob. f. Gmc

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Louver Lou"ver, Louvre Lou"vre, n. [OE. lover, OF. lover, lovier; or l'ouvert the opening, fr. overt, ouvert, p. p. of ovrir, ouvrir, to open, F. ouvrir. Cf. Overt.] (Arch.) A small lantern. See Lantern, 2 (a) . [Written also lover, loover, lovery, and luffer.]

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(louvres) Note: in AM, use 'louver' A louvre is a door or window with narrow, flat, sloping pieces of wood or glass across its frame. N-COUNT: oft N n



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