Definition for BEL'VI-DERE

BEL'VI-DERE, n. [L. bellus, fine, and video, to see.]

  1. A plant, a species of Chenopodium, goose-foot or wild orach, called Scoparia or annual mock cypress. It is of a beautiful pyramidical form, and much esteemed in China, as a salad, and for other uses. – Encyc.
  2. In Italian architecture, a pavilion on the top of an edifice; an artificial eminence in a garden. – Encyc.

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