parterre definition

  • noun:
    • An ornamental flower garden getting the beds and paths organized to create a pattern.
    • identify parquet circle.
    • A flowerbed, especially an increased one (Wikipedia).
    • a yard with routes between these types of flowerbeds.
    • A theater balcony, particularly in an opera house; over the box chairs, but positively below family members group (Wikipedia).
    • An apartment balcony.
    • An ornamental and diversified arrangement of beds or plots, by which plants are cultivated, with intervening spaces of gravel or grass for walking on.
    • The pit of a theater; the parquet.
    • In horticulture, a method of beds various shapes and sizes which plants tend to be cultivated, arranged in a few design or program, with intervening rooms of gravel or grass.
    • The part of the floor of a theater beneath the galleries: in some modern English theaters called the pit—a sense to be distinguished from the original meaning of pit.
    • an ornamental rose garden; beds and routes tend to be organized to make a pattern
    • sitting at the rear of the main flooring (under the balconies)

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