estrade

estrade

[e-strahd]
noun
1.
a slightly raised platform in a room or hall.
2.
a platform, as for a throne or bed of state.

Origin:
1690–1700; < French < Spanish estrado part of a room in which a carpet is spread < Latin strātum; see stratum

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estrade (ɪsˈtrɑːd)
 
n
a dais or raised platform
 
[C17: from French, from Spanish estrado carpeted floor, from Latin: stratum]

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