Definition of gradine in English:

gradine

(also gradin)

noun

Archaic
  • A low step or ledge, especially one at the back of an altar.

    • ‘The mid-century gradins - bleachers where children were seated for hours - gave way to classrooms with furniture more appropriately sized.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Italian gradino, diminutive of grado step.

Pronunciation:

gradine

/ɡrəˈdiːn/