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Meaning of "parterre" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PARTERRE

From French, from par along + terre ground.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PARTERRE

parterre  [pɑːˈtɛə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PARTERRE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Parterre is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PARTERRE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

parterre

Parterre

A parterre is a formal garden constructed on a level surface, consisting of planting beds, typically in symmetrical patterns, separated and connected by gravel pathways. Beds may be edged in stone or tightly clipped hedging and may not contain flowers. French parterres originated in 15th-century gardens of the French Renaissance often taking the form of knot gardens. Later, during the 17th century Baroque era, they became more elaborate and more stylised. The French parterre reached its highest development at Versailles; this inspired many other similar parterres throughout Europe.

Definition of parterre in the English dictionary

The definition of parterre in the dictionary is a formally patterned flower garden. Other definition of parterre is the pit in a theatre.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PARTERRE


Altair
ˈæltɛə
Astaire
əˈstɛə
astare
əˈstɛə
Basse-Terre
ˈbæsˈtɛə
Basseterre
bæsˈtɛə
communitaire
kəˌmjuːnɪˈtɛə
downstair
ˈdaʊnˌstɛə
Finisterre
ˌfɪnɪˈstɛə
memoriter
mɛˈmɔːrɪˌtɛə
mousquetaire
ˌmuːskəˈtɛə
notaire
ˌnəʊˈtɛə
overstare
ˌəʊvəˈstɛə
protospataire
ˌprəʊtəʊspæˈtɛə
secretaire
ˌsɛkrɪˈtɛə
solitaire
ˈsɒlɪˌtɛə
stair
stɛə
stare
stɛə
tare
tɛə
uptear
ˈʌpˌtɛə
Voltaire
vɒlˈtɛə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PARTERRE

part-off
part-time
part-timer
part-writing
part.
partake
partaken
partaker
partan
parted
parter
parthenocarpic
parthenocarpous
parthenocarpy
parthenogenesis
parthenogenetic
parthenogenetically

WORDS THAT END LIKE PARTERRE

Auxerre
Cape Finisterre
Croix de Guerre
Daguerre
Grande-Terre
Nanterre
nom de guerre
noms de guerre
Pierre
Robespierre
Saint-Pierre
Sancerre
serre
sperre

Synonyms and antonyms of parterre in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «parterre» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PARTERRE

Find out the translation of parterre to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of parterre from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «parterre» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

花坛
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

parterre
570 millions of speakers

English

parterre
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पुष्पवाटिका
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

روضة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

партер
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

platéia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বাগানের যে সমতল অংশে ফুলের চাষ হয়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

parterre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Parterre
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Parterre
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

パルテール
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

화단
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Parterre
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

khoảng đất trong vườn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அரங்கில் இசைக்கருவியாளர் இசைக்கும் இடத்திற்குப் பின் உள்ள இடம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पादचारी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çiçeklik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

platea
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

parter
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

партер
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

parter
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παρτέρι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

parterre
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

parterre
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

parterre
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of parterre

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PARTERRE»

The term «parterre» is quite widely used and occupies the 54.990 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PARTERRE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «parterre» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «parterre» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about parterre

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PARTERRE»

Discover the use of parterre in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to parterre and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Contested Parterre: Public Theater and French Political ...
Offering a commoner's eye view of the drama offstage, this fascinating history of French theater audiences clearly demonstrates how problems in the parterre reflected tensions at the heart of the Old Regime.Jeffrey S. Ravel vividly depicts ...
Jeffrey S. Ravel, 1999
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Parterre
Much as it is defined as a garden patterned according to patterns of flowers, colours, or other sensory effects, the formalist quality of parterre becomes the garden proper.
Elias Carlo, 2012
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Flora Historic: Or, the Three Seasons of the British ...
We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Henry Phillips, 2008
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The Pets of the Parterre; Or, Love in a Garden. A Romantic ...
(looking afler them) Defend me from such a pair of demons . (sighs) Ah l—even here, that passions that agitate the human heart find entrance, and disturb the tranquillity of the parterre. After all, I believe that women are no worse than flowers.
Joseph Stirling COYNE, 1861
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Herb Garden Design
Salvia officinalis 'Holt's Mammoth', garden sage 7. Santolina chamaecyparissus, gray santolina 8. Lobularia maritima 'Purple Carpet',. A HINT OF PARTERRE Looking for something different — an out-of-the- ordinary plan? It appears at first  ...
Faith H. Swanson, 1984
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The History of Gardens
Further beyond the Parterre du Midi is the Orangery, and then a large lake, the Piece des Suisses, and to the north of the Parterre du Nord are more bosquets and the Neptune fountain. Though not very elevated, the chateau stands at the ...
Christopher Thacker, 1985
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The Parterre, Or, Whole Art of Forming Flower Gardens
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
C. F. Ferris, 2012
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Flora Historica - Or - The Three Seasons of the British ...
We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Henry Phillips, Jr., 2010
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Edith Wharton's Italian Gardens
abo v k An eighteenth-century fresco in the villa shows that the parterre had a geometric layout before it was transformed with swirling broderies. opposite The villa is flanked by twin turrets, reminiscent of the Villa Aldobrandini. from the grassy ...
Vivian Russell, Edith Wharton, 1997
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The Rise of the Public in Enlightenment Europe
more mixed and in numbers accounted for half to three-quarters of the audience. 34 Given its size and relative heterogeneity, the parterre became for enlightened critics a metaphor for the cultural promise as well as the pitfalls of a mass theater  ...
James Van Horn Melton, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PARTERRE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term parterre is used in the context of the following news items.
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Writtle College students work on Norfolk estate
... they assisted in the maintenance of the beautiful Parterre, plaited garlic in the Walled Garden, weeded, sowed seeds and tied in vines. «Horticulture Week, Jul 15»
2
Wow House: Southampton Estate With Hedged Koi Pond
6,900-sq.ft. residence perfectly among the formal parterre gardens, hedged koi pond, spectacular Beech and Willow trees and expansive, ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
3
A hotel fit for a princess
Cliveden rates per night range from £495 for a club room to £1,585 for a parterre deluxe suite, all inclusive of full English breakfast. However ... «Aberdeen Press and Journal, Jul 15»
4
Why the Abbaye de Pierredon puts my garden in the shade
In the beds of the Abbey's big parterre, great drifts of blue perovskia and lavender are the main floral display. At home the same plants are stars ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
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Versailles doesn't need the art work of Anish Kapoor
... while observing that bits of the film were shot at Blenheim Park in Oxfordshire but not in its formal parterre garden. "Dommage," she remarks ... «The Australian Financial Review, Jul 15»
6
Gardening: Pay a virtual visit to four local gardens
There is a 20m Celtic knot water sculpture incorporating 200 alpines and a pebble parterre with colour-coordinated herbaceous borders. «Cambridge News, Jul 15»
7
Montreal this morning: The clear skies continue
Guadeloupe's dance hall king Admiral T takes to the stage at 9:30 at the Festival International Nuits d'Afrique, on the Parterre of the Quartier ... «Montreal Gazette, Jul 15»
8
Kapoor's Dirty Corner sullies Le Nôtre's Versailles masterpiece
"Dommage," she remarks, as the parterre at Blenheim was modelled on designs at Versailles. At Sceaux, near Paris, the "anniversary ... «The Australian Financial Review, Jul 15»
9
Open gardens in Melton and at Willoughby Waterleys this weekend
It has mixed borders with traditional and exotic plants, vegetable parterre, greenhouse and various water features including a pond. «Melton Times, Jul 15»
10
A floral tribute to the Pan Am Games
A new serpentine parterre garden adds a Victorian splash of colour to the front fountain. The Artist's Garden, located behind the greenhouse, ... «Niagara Falls Review, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Parterre [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/parterre>. Jul 2021 ».
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