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gradine

noun gra·dine \ˈgrāˌdēn, grəˈdēn\
variants: or

gradin

\ˈgrādən\

Definition of gradine

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  one of a series of low steps or seats raised one above another

  2. 2 :  a shelf at the back of an altar on which candlesticks and flowers are placed in a Christian church

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Origin and Etymology of gradine

French gradin, from Italian gradino, diminutive of grado step, degree, from Latin gradus — more at grade


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gradine

noun gra·dine \grəˈdēn\

Definition of gradine

plural

-s

  1. :  a toothed chisel used by sculptors

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Origin and Etymology of gradine

French, from Italian gradina, from grado step


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