Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[pur-guh-luh] /ˈpɜr gə lə/

an arbor formed of horizontal trelliswork supported on columns or posts, over which vines or other plants are trained.
a colonnade having the form of such an arbor.
a horizontal trellis or framework, supported on posts, that carries climbing plants and may form a covered walk

latticework structure for climbing plants, 1670s, from Italian pergola, from Latin pergula “school, lecture room; projecting roof, vine arbor,” of uncertain origin; perhaps from pergere “to come forward.”


Read Also:

  • Pergolesi

    [per-gaw-le-zee] /ˌpɛr gɔˈlɛ zi/ noun 1. Giovanni Battista [jaw-vahn-nee baht-tees-tah] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni bɑtˈtis tɑ/ (Show IPA), 1710–36, Italian composer. /Italian perɡoˈleːsi/ noun 1. Giovanni Battista (dʒoˈvanni batˈtista). 1710–36, Italian composer: his works include the operetta La Serva padrona (1733) and the Stabat Mater (1736) for women’s voices

  • Pergonal

    [pur-guh-nal] /ˈpɜr gəˌnæl/ Pharmacology, Trademark. 1. a brand name for a preparation containing FSH and LH obtained from the urine of postmenopausal women, prepared for injection in both men and women in the treatment of certain kinds of infertility.

  • Pergolide mesylate

    pergolide mesylate per·go·lide mes·y·late (pûr’gə-līd’ měs’ə-lāt’) n. An ergot derivative with dopaminergic properties.

  • Perh.

    1. . perhaps

Disclaimer: Pergola definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.