mirador

[ mir-uh-dawr, -dohr ]
/ ˌmɪr əˈdɔr, -ˈdoʊr /

noun

(in Spanish-speaking countries) any architectural feature, as a loggia or balcony, affording a view of the surroundings.

Origin of mirador

1660–70; < Spanish < Catalan, equivalent to mira(r) to look at (< Latin mīrārī to wonder at) + -dor agent suffix (< Latin -tor -tor)
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mirador

/ (ˌmɪrəˈdɔː) /

noun

a window, balcony, or turret

Word Origin for mirador

C17: from Spanish, from mirar to look
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