Bel`ve*dere"(), n. [It., fr. bello, bel, beautiful + vedere to see.] (Arch.) A small building, or a part of a building, more or less open, constructed in a place commanding a fine prospect.
Bel"ze*buth(), n. [From Beelzebub.] (Zol.) A spider monkey (Ateles belzebuth) of Brazil.
Be"ma(), n. [Gr. step, platform.]
(Gr. Antiq.) A platform from which speakers addressed an assembly.
(Arch.) (a) That part of an early Christian church which was reserved for the higher clergy; the inner or eastern part of the chancel. (b) Erroneously: A pulpit.
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