Origin: Fr redoute < It ridotta < ML reductus, refuge, orig. pp. of L reducere: see reduce
See redoubt in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French redoute
Origin: , from Italian ridotto
Origin: , from Medieval Latin reductus, concealed place
Origin: , from Latin
Origin: , past participle of redūcere, to withdraw, lead back; see reduce.
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