The definition of a balustrade is a railing that is held up by supporting posts.(noun)
An example of a balustrade is the railing on the top of a long railing around a deck.
See balustrade in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr balustrade < It balaustrata < balaustro: see baluster
See balustrade in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from Italian balaustrata
Origin: , from balaustro, baluster; see baluster.
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