Definition of perron in English:

perron

Pronunciation: /ˈperən//pəˈrōn/

noun

Architecture
  • An exterior set of steps and a platform at the main entrance to a large building such as a church or mansion.

    • ‘They have made their own contributions to it, particularly by changing the entrance front from the west to the east side and building a granite perron.’
    • ‘On the side facing the street, the house is reasonably symmetrical, organized around a large stone tower (perron).’

Origin

Late Middle English: from Old French, literally large stone from Latin petra stone.

Pronunciation:

perron

/ˈperən//pəˈrōn/