banister vs bannister what difference

what is difference between banister and bannister

English

Alternative forms

  • bannister

Etymology

Alteration of earlier barrester, ballester, corruptions of baluster.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbænɪstə(ɹ)/
  • Rhymes: -ænɪstə(ɹ)

Noun

banister (plural banisters)

  1. The handrail on the side of a staircase.
  2. One of the vertical supports of a handrail; a baluster.

Translations

See also

  • newel
  • balustrade

Verb

banister (third-person singular simple present banisters, present participle banistering, simple past and past participle banistered)

  1. To construct a banister
  2. To act as a banister

Anagrams

  • Bainters, barniest


English

Noun

bannister (plural bannisters)

  1. Alternative form of banister

Anagrams

  • branniest

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