Definition of bower noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbaʊə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbaʊər//
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a pleasant place in the shade under trees or climbing plants in a wood or garden/yard a shady/leafy bower a bower of roses Word OriginOld English būr ‘dwelling, inner room’, of Germanic origin; related to German Bauer ‘birdcage’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bower