Definition of jet d'eau in English:

jet d'eau

noun

  • An ornamental jet of water emitted from a fountain or pipe.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Robert Boyle (1627–1691), natural philosopher. From French jet d'eau, lit. ‘jet of water’ from jet + de + eau.

Pronunciation

jet d'eau

/ˌʒeɪ ˈdəʊ/ /ˌʒɛ ˈdəʊ/