Dictionary.com

lucarne

[ loo-kahrn ]
/ luˈkɑrn /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: lucarne / lucarnes on Thesaurus.com

noun

a dormer window.

QUIZZES

DO A DOUBLE TAKE ON THIS QUIZ ON CONTRONYMS

Look both ways before you take this quiz on contronyms, or words that can have opposite meanings.
Question 1 of 7
Choose the sentence that uses "rent" correctly.

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of lucarne

1540–50; from French; replacing lucane, from Middle French; origin of both French forms obscure
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for lucarne

British Dictionary definitions for lucarne

lucarne
/ (luːˈkɑːn) /

noun

a type of dormer window

Word Origin for lucarne

C16: from French, from Provençal lucana, of obscure origin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK