what is difference between gazebo and summerhouse
Possibly from gaze + Latin conjugation ending -ebo (as in videbo); or possibly from Arabic قَصَبَة (qaṣaba) (whence also casbah), refashioned after gaze.
- (UK) IPA(key): /ɡəˈziːbəʊ/
- (US) IPA(key): /ɡəˈziːboʊ/
- Rhymes: -iːbəʊ
gazebo (plural gazebos or gazeboes)
- A belvedere, either a type of summer-house or a roofed, detached porch-like structure, usually in a yard, park or lawn.
Borrowed from English gazebo.
- IPA(key): /ɡadˈd͡zɛ.bo/
- Hyphenation: ga‧zè‧bo
- Rhymes: -ɛbo
gazebo m (invariable)
- gazebo in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell’Enciclopedia Italiana
gazebo m (plural gazebos)
- summer house, summer-house
From Middle English somer-hous, from Old English sumerhūs, sumorhūs, possibly ultimately from Proto-Germanic *sumarahūsą; equivalent to summer + house. Compare Dutch zomerhuis, German Sommerhaus, Danish sommerhus, Swedish sommarhus.
summerhouse (plural summerhouses)
- A house owned not as a primary residence and used as vacation home during warm weather months of the year.
- An outbuilding in a garden where the owners can relax in warm weather.
- country house
- holiday home
- “summerhouse”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.