noun per·go·la \ˈpər-gə-lə, pər-ˈgō-\

Definition of pergola

  1. 1 :  arbor, trellis

  2. 2 :  a structure usually consisting of parallel colonnades supporting an open roof of girders and cross rafters

Origin and Etymology of pergola

Italian, from Latin pergula

First Known Use: 1664

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