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parapet

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Etymology

From Middle French parapet.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈpær.ə.pɪt/, SAMPA: /"p{r.@.pIt/

Noun

Singular
parapet

Plural
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  1. A low retaining wall.
  2. A fortification consisting of a wall.

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French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:it language|Template:lang:it]][[Category:Template:lang:it derivations]] parapetto, from parare, to shield + petto, chest.

Noun

Singular
parapet

Plural
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parapet ({{{1}}})
  1. parapet

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