Definitions for balustradeˈbæl əˌstreɪd, ˌbæl əˈstreɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bal•us•tradeˈbæl əˌstreɪd, ˌbæl əˈstreɪd(n.)

  1. a railing with its supporting balusters.

    Category: Architecture

Origin of balustrade:

1635–45; < F; see baluster

bal′us•trad`ed(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bannister, banister, balustrade, balusters, handrail(noun)

    a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling

Wiktionary

  1. balustrade(Noun)

    A row of balusters topped by a rail, serving as an open parapet, as along the edge of a balcony, terrace, bridge, staircase, or the eaves of a building.

  2. Origin: From balustrade, from balaustrata, from balaustro, from balausta, via balaustium, from βαλαύστιον. So named because of resemblance to the swelling form of the half-open pomegranate flower.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Balustrade(noun)

    a row of balusters topped by a rail, serving as an open parapet, as along the edge of a balcony, terrace, bridge, staircase, or the eaves of a building


Translations for balustrade

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

parapet(noun)

a low wall along the edge of a bridge, balcony etc.

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