Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

gueridon

play
noun gue·ri·don \gā-rē-ˈdōⁿ\

Definition of gueridon

  1. :  a small usually ornately carved and embellished stand or table



Origin of gueridon

French guéridon, from Gueridon, character in 17th century farces and popular songs


First Known Use: 1853

Rhymes with gueridon


Learn More about gueridon


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up gueridon? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by propriety and good taste

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

maudlin angry prompt oily
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ