Gazebo meaning

gə-zābō, -zē-
A freestanding, roofed, usually open-sided structure providing a shady resting place.
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A belvedere.
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A turret, windowed balcony, or summerhouse from which one can gaze at the surrounding scenery; specif., a small, open building with a roof, typically located in a garden park.
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Belvedere, either a type of summer-house or a roofed, detached porch-like structure, usually in a yard, park or lawn.
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Origin of gazebo

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Possibly from to gaze + Latin conjugation ending -ebo (as in videbo); possibly from Arabic [script?] (qasbah, “citadel”) refashioned after gaze.

    From Wiktionary