abatjour

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French abat-jour, from abattre ‎(to throw down) + jour ‎(day, daylight).

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɑˌbɑˈʒʊ.ɚ/, /ˌɑˌbɑˈʒʊɹ/

NounEdit

abatjour ‎(plural abatjours)

  1. A skylight or other device whose purpose is to direct light into a room.

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