The definition of a turret is a small tower that extends above a building, typically at a corner and especially on castles.(noun)
The tall tower atop a castle where Princess Rapunzel lived is an example of a turret.
See turret in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME turet < OFr tourete, dim. of tour: see tower
See turret in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English turet
Origin: , from Old French torete
Origin: , diminutive of tor, tower; see tower.
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