scala cordonata

[ Italian skah-lah -kawr-daw-nah-tah ]
/ Italian ˈskɑ lɑ ˌkɔr dɔˈnɑ tɑ /

noun, plural sca·le cor·do·na·te [Italian skah-le -kawr-daw-nah-te]. /Italian ˈskɑ lɛ ˌkɔr dɔˈnɑ tɛ/.

a ramp having the form of broad, slightly inclined steps.

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Origin of scala cordonata

From Italian; see origin at scale3, cordon, -ate1

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