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arc-boutant

[ark-boo-tahn] /ark buˈtɑ̃/
noun, plural arcs-boutants
[ark-boo-tahn] /ark buˈtɑ̃/ (Show IPA).
French.
Origin
literally, thrusting arch
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arc-boutant

/arkbutɑ̃/
noun (pl) arcs-boutants (arkbutɑ̃)
1.
another name for flying buttress
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