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Spanish Word of the Day: Balaustrada

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Léxico relacionado con la arquitectura III

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 10/10/2008
Word: Balaustrada
(ba-laus-TRA-da), sustantivo femenino.
English: Balustrade, bannisters, (hand) railings
Etymology: Del latín balaustium
Meaning: Serie u orden de columnitas que, colocadas entre los barandales, forman con ellos las barandillas o antepechos de balcones, azoteas, corredores y escaleras.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la arquitectura III

Añadió balaustradas de mármol y naves adosadas donde pudo.
Isaac Rosa, ¡Otra maldita novela sobre la guerra civil!, p.237 Ed. Seix Barrral