Definition of oeil-de-boeuf in English:
noun (plural oeils-de-boeuf pronounced same)Architecture
A small round window.
- Because of its shape, an ox-eye or oeil-de-boeuf was also a small round window.
Mid 18th century: French, literally 'ox-eye'.
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