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bow·front

 (bō′frŭnt′)
adj.
1. Having an outward-curving front: a bowfront bureau.
2. Designed or constructed with a bow window in front: a bowfront house.

bowfront

(ˈbəʊfrʌnt)
adj
having a front that curves outwards

bow•front

(ˈboʊˌfrʌnt)
adj.
having a horizontally convex front, as a piece of furniture.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bowfront - having an outward curving front; "a bowfront dresser"; "a bowfront house"
rounded - curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders"
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