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  Definition of Pedestal
  1. a support or foundation; "the base of the lamp"
  2. an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue)
  3. a position of great esteem (and supposed superiority); "they put him on a pedestal"
Similar Words: base, stand, plinth, footstall

 

Hyponyms: brass monkey, staddle, trivet, socle

 

Part Meronyms: column, pillar

 

 
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