architectural element comprising a run of balusters (spindles) supporting hand rail coping

A balustrade is an object made up of several balusters,[1] usually around a balcony or other high place, usually to make sure that nobody falls off of it.[2]

A balustrade at the edge of the Black Sea


  1. "What is a Baluster? (with picture)". wiseGEEK. Retrieved 2021-03-02.
  2. "balustrade". The Free Dictionary. Retrieved 3 March 2021.