HyperDic: flying_buttress

English > 1 sense of the expression flying buttress:
NOUNartifactflying buttress, arc-boutanta buttress that stands apart from the main structure and connected to it by an arch
English > flying buttress: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA buttress that stands apart from the main structure and connected to it by an arch.
Synonymarc-boutant
Broaderbuttress, buttressingA support usually of stone or brick
Spanisharbotante
Catalanarcbotant

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