perron

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noun per·ron \ˈper-ən, pe-rōⁿ\

Definition of perron

  1. :  an outdoor stairway leading up to a building entrance; also :  a platform at its top

Origin and Etymology of perron

French, from Old French, from perre, pierre rock, stone, from Latin petra, from Greek


First Known Use: 1723

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