- a summerhouse on a height, or an open, roofed gallery in an upper story, built for giving a view of the scenery
- [B-] a court in the Vatican, housing a collection of classical art
Origin of belvedereIt, beautiful view from bel, beautiful ( from Classical Latin bellus) + vedere ( from Classical Latin videre, to see: see vision)
A roofed structure, especially a small pavilion or tower on top of a building, situated so as to command a wide view.
Origin of belvedereItalian bel, bello beautiful ( from Latin bellus ; see deu-2 in Indo-European roots.) vedere to see, view ( from Latin vidēre to see ; see weid- in Indo-European roots.)
OriginSee also: belvédère
From Italian belvedere.