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Meaning of PARTERRE

Pronunciation:  pâr'tehr

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  seating at the rear of the main floor (beneath the balconies)
  2. [n]  an ornamental flower garden; beds and paths are arranged to form a pattern

PARTERRE is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: parquet circle
 See Also: flower garden, house, seating, seating area, seating room, seats, theater, theatre



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Par*terre"\, n. [F., fr. par on, by (L. per)+terre
earth, ground, L. terra. See {Terrace}.]
1. (Hort.) An ornamental and diversified arrangement of beds
   or plots, in which flowers are cultivated, with
   intervening spaces of gravel or turf for walking on.

2. The pit of a theater; the parquet. [France]

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