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LOUVRE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Louvre mean? 

LOUVRE (noun)
  The noun LOUVRE has 2 senses:

1. an art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris
2. one of a set of parallel slats in a door or window to admit air and reject rain

  Familiarity information: LOUVRE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LOUVRE (noun)


Sense 1Louvre [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

Louvre; Louvre Museum

Instance hypernyms:

museum (a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value)

Holonyms ("Louvre" is a part of...):

capital of France; City of Light; French capital; Paris (the capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce)


Sense 2louvre [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

One of a set of parallel slats in a door or window to admit air and reject rain

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

louver; louvre; fin

Hypernyms ("louvre" is a kind of...):

slat; spline (a thin strip (wood or metal))

Holonyms ("louvre" is a part of...):

jalousie (a shutter made of angled slats)


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