Definition of adret in English:

adret

noun

  • A mountain slope which faces the sun.

    Compare with ubac
    • ‘The shady northern side of an alpine mountain, characterized by a lower timberline and lower snow line than the sunny southern side (adret slope).’
    hill, hillside, hillock, bank, rise, escarpment, scarp
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Origin

From French, from dialect variants of à ‘to’ and droit ‘straight’.

Pronunciation

adret

/ˈadreɪ/