gueridon

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noun gue·ri·don \gā-rē-ˈdōⁿ\

Definition of gueridon

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

Origin and Etymology of gueridon

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


First Known Use: 1853


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