estrade

[ e-strahd ]
/ ɛˈstrɑd /

noun

a slightly raised platform in a room or hall.
a platform, as for a throne or bed of state.

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Origin of estrade

1690–1700; < French < Spanish estrado part of a room in which a carpet is spread < Latin strātum; see stratum
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British Dictionary definitions for estrade

estrade
/ (ɪsˈtrɑːd) /

noun

a dais or raised platform

Word Origin for estrade

C17: from French, from Spanish estrado carpeted floor, from Latin: stratum
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