[ gey-reet; French gey-reet ]

noun,plural gué·rites [gey-reets; French gey-reet]. /geɪˈrits; French geɪˈrit/. French Furniture.
  1. a wicker chair having a tall back arched over the seat to form a hood.

Origin of guérite

1700–10; <French, Middle French, probably alteration of Old French garite watchtower; see garret1

Words Nearby guérite Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024