Definition of gradine in English:

gradine

Syllabification: gra·dine
Pronunciation: /ˈɡrādēn
 
/
(also gradin /ˈɡrādin/)

noun

archaic
A low step or ledge, especially one at the back of an altar.
More example sentences
  • The mid-century gradins - bleachers where children were seated for hours - gave way to classrooms with furniture more appropriately sized.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Italian gradino, diminutive of grado 'step'.

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