Meaning of gabionade in English:

gabionade

noun

rare
  • A military fortification or earthwork constructed from gabions; (in later use) a civil engineering project, especially a barrier to protect against erosion, built from gabions.

Pronunciation

gabionade

/ˈɡeɪbɪəneɪd/ /ˌɡeɪbɪəˈneɪd/

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Edward Hoby (1560–1617), politician and diplomat. From Middle French, French gabionnade from gabionner to cover with gabions + -ade.