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gue·ri·don

 (gĕr′ĭ-dŏn′, gā-rē-dôN′)
n.
A small round table.

[French guéridon, from the name Guéridon.]
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gueridon

(ˈɡɛrɪdən; French ɡeridɔ̃n)
n
(Furniture) a small, ornately carved, table or stand
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gue•ri•don

(ˈgɛr iˌdɒn)

n.
a small stand, as for holding a candelabrum.
[1850–55; < French guéridon, after the proper name Guéridon]
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Noun1.gueridon - a small round tablegueridon - a small round table      
table - a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs; "it was a sturdy table"
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Palm Court will also bring back a more traditional style of service with their gueridon trolley showcasing special flambe dishes and a fine selection of local cheeses.
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