Definition of redan in English:

Share this entry

redan

Pronunciation: /rəˈdan/

noun

An arrow-shaped embankment forming part of a fortification.

Origin

Late 17th century: from French, from redent 'notching (of a saw)', from re- 'again' (expressing repetition) + dent 'tooth'.

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.