abri

[uh-bree; French a-bree]
noun, plural abris [uh-breez; French a-bree] .
1.
a shelter, especially a dugout.
2.
Archaeology. a rock shelter formed by the overhang of a cliff and often containing prehistoric occupation deposits.

Origin:
< French, Old French, noun derivative of abrier (now obsolete or dial.) to shelter, shield, screen < Late Latin aprīcāre to warm in the sun (hence, to shield from wind, cold, etc.), verbal derivative of Latin aprīcus sunny, warmed by the sunshine; Old French b for v perhaps < Old Provençal abriar, or by construal of a- as prefix

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abri (æˈbriː)
 
n
a shelter or place of refuge, esp in wartime
 
[French, from Latin apricum an open place]

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