arc-boutant


arc-boutant
arc-boutant arc`-bou`tant" ([aum]r`b[ooma]`t[aum]N), n. [F.] (Arch.) A buttress that stands apart from the main structure and connected to it by an arch; same as {flying buttress}. --Gwilt.

Syn: flying buttress [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.