balaustro

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin balaustium (flower of the wild pomegranate), from Ancient Greek βαλαύστιον (balaústion). So named because of resemblance to the swelling form of the half-open flower.

Noun[edit]

balaustro m (plural balaustri)

  1. (architecture) baluster, each of the pillars in a balustrade

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