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An arbor or a passageway of columns supporting a roof of trelliswork on which climbing plants are trained to grow.
[Italian, from Latin pergula.]
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(Horticulture) a horizontal trellis or framework, supported on posts, that carries climbing plants and may form a covered walk
[C17: via Italian from Latin pergula projection from a roof, from pergere to go forward]
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per•go•la(ˈpɜr gə lə)
n., pl. -las.
1. an arbor formed of horizontal trelliswork supported on columns or posts, over which vines or other plants are trained.
2. a colonnade having the form of such an arbor.
[1645–55; < Italian < Latin pergula attachment to a building, arbor]
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pergola- Can be described as an arbor formed of growing plants trained over a trellis.
See also related terms for trained.
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|Noun||1.||pergola - a framework that supports climbing plants; "the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park"|
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
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pergola[ˈpɜːgələ] N → pérgola f
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pergola[ˈpɜːgələ] n → pergola
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