A mounted sentinel posted in advance of the outposts of an army.
Webster's New World
A small scouting boat used to observe and report on an opposing naval force.
Other Word Forms of Vedette
Origin of Vedette
French from Italian vedetta alteration (influenced by vedere to see) of veletta probably from Spanish vela watch from velar to watch from Latin vigilāre to watch through the night from vigil awake weg- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From French vedette.
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