French door

noun
a light door with transparent or glazed panels extending the full length
Hypernyms: ↑door
Hyponyms: ↑French window
Part Meronyms: ↑hinge, ↑flexible joint

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized F
: a light door in which the area included between the outer stiles and rails is divided by muntins into rectangular units provided with panes of glass; also : one of a pair of such doors mounted in a single frame

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a door having glass panes throughout or nearly throughout its length. Also called casement door.
[1920-25]

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French door noun (N American)
A French window (qv below)
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Main Entry:French

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n. a door with glass panes throughout its length
a French window

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noun, pl ⋯ doors [count]
chiefly US :

french window

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ˌFrench ˈdoor f31 [French door] noun (especially NAmE)
a glass door, often one of a pair, that leads to a room, a garden/yard or a ↑balcony

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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