- a dormer window.
Origin of lucarne
1540–50; < French; replacing lucane < Middle French; orig. of both French forms obscure
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Related Words for lucarnebay, aperture, bow, fenestella, oriel, jalousie, dormer, casement, fenestration, fanlight, fenestra, lunette, skylight, porthole, lancet, lucarne, mullioned
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Historical Examples of 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.
- a type of dormer window
Word Origin for lucarne
C16: from French, from Provençal lucana, of obscure origin
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