gradine (sense )
Origin of retableFrench from Spanish retablo from re-, behind ( from Classical Latin re-, back) + tabla, shelf from Classical Latin tabula: see table
A structure forming the back of an altar, especially:
a. An overhanging shelf for lights and ornaments.
b. A frame enclosing painted panels.
Origin of retableFrench from Spanish retablo from alteration of Catalan retaule from earlier reataula from Medieval Latin retrōtabulum Latin retrō- retro- Latin tabula tablet, board
altarpiece for the chapel of the Casa de Contratación at the Alcázar
Ultimately from Latin retrotabulum