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arc-boutant

[ ark-boo-tahn ]
/ ark buˈtɑ̃ /
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noun, plural arcs-bou·tants [ark-boo-tahn]. /ark buˈtɑ̃/. French.
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Origin of arc-boutant

Literally, “thrusting arch”

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British Dictionary definitions for arc-boutant

arc-boutant
/ French (arkbutɑ̃) /

noun plural arcs-boutants (arkbutɑ̃)
another name for flying buttress
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