vidette

vidette

[vi-det]
noun
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vidette (vɪˈdɛt)
 
n
a variant spelling of vedette

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vidette
1690, from Fr., from It. (Florentine) vedetta "watch tower, peep hole," from vedere "to see" (see vista).
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