from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A raised step near the base of a Christian altar.
- n. A series of carvings or paintings on this step, often forming a narrative.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The step, or raised secondary part, of an altar; a superaltar; hence, in Italian painting, a band or frieze of several pictures running along the front of a superaltar, or forming a border or frame at the foot of an altarpiece.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as gradino.