Dictionary

pergola

pergola

noun per·go·la \ˈpər-gə-lə, pər-ˈgō-\

Definition of PERGOLA

1
:  arbor, trellis
2
:  a structure usually consisting of parallel colonnades supporting an open roof of girders and cross rafters

Origin of PERGOLA

Italian, from Latin pergula
First Known Use: 1675

Other Architecture Terms

buttress, casita, cornice, fanlight, garret, lintel, parapet, pilaster, plinth

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: pergunnahPrevious Word in the Dictionary: pergelisolAll Words Near: pergola
February 27, 2015
rationale Hear it
An explanation or underlying reason
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears