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Noun: balustrade  'ba-lu,streyd [N. Amer], ,ba-lu'streyd [Brit]
  1. A railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling
    - bannister, banister, balusters, handrail

Derived forms: balustrades

Type of: barrier

Part of: balcony

Encyclopedia: Balustrade