Sinonimi: plinth | footstall
ETYM Spanish pedestal; cf. French piédestal, Italian piedestallo; from Latin es, pedis, foot + Old High Germ. stal standing place, station, place, akin to Eng. stall. Related to Foot, and Stall, and Footstall.
1. A position of great esteem (and supposed superiority).
2. An architectural support or base (as for a column or statue); SYN. plinth, footstall.
To place on or furnish with a pedestal