BEL'VIDERE,n. [L.bellus,fine and video, to see.]

1. A plant, a species of chenopodium, goosefoot or wild orach, called scoparia or annual mock cypress. It is of a beautiful pyramidical form, and much esteemed in China, as a salad, and for other uses.

2. In Italian architecture, a pavilion on the top of an edifice; an artificial eminence in a garden.