Gazon meaning

One of the pieces of sod used to line or cover parapets and the faces of earthworks.
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Origin of gazon

  • From French gazon, from Middle French gazon, from Old French gason, wason (“piece of ground covered with grass, turf”), from Old Frankish *waso (“ground, turf”), from Proto-Germanic *wasô (“moisture; ground”), from Proto-Indo-European *wes- (“moist, damp, wet”). Cognate with German Wasen (“lawn”).

    From Wiktionary