Definition of rayonnant in English:


Line breaks: ray¦on|nant
Pronunciation: /ˌreɪjɒˈnɒ̃, ʀɛjɔnɑ̃/

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Relating to or denoting a French style of Gothic architecture prevalent from circa 1230 to circa 1350, characterized by distinctive rose windows.


French, literally 'radiating', from the pattern of radiating lights in the windows.

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