[ loo-kahrn ]
/ luˈkɑrn /
a dormer window.
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Origin of lucarne
1540–50; from French; replacing lucane, from Middle French; origin of both French forms obscure
Words nearby lucarne
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Example sentences from the Web for lucarne
The conical stone-roofed pyramid is, with the exception of its lucarne windows, most probably of the same date.
The lucarne windows may even vie with those in the house in the Place de la Pucelle.
British Dictionary definitions for lucarne
/ (luːˈkɑːn) /
a type of dormer window
Word Origin for lucarne
C16: from French, from Provençal lucana, of obscure origin
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