Gazebo



[guh-zey-boh, -zee-] /gəˈzeɪ boʊ, -ˈzi-/

noun, plural gazebos, gazeboes.
1.
a structure, as an open or latticework pavilion or summerhouse, built on a site that provides an attractive view.
2.
a small roofed structure that is screened on all sides, used for outdoor entertaining and dining.
[guh-zey-boh, -zee-] /gəˈzeɪ boʊ, -ˈzi-/
noun, plural gazebos.
1.
.
/ɡəˈziːbəʊ/
noun (pl) -bos, -boes
1.
a summerhouse, garden pavilion, or belvedere, sited to command a view

1752, supposedly a facetious formation from gaze + -bo, Latin first person singular future tense suffix (cf. videbo “I shall see”), on model of earlier belvedere “cupola,” from Italian bello verde “handsome sight.” But perhaps rather a corruption of some oriental word.

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