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07:15 Aug 27, 2002
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase:prado alto
Es un elemento decorativo de los jardines medievales consistente en un cubo relleno de tierra en el que se plantaba césped y que se utilizaqba como asiento o como respaldo.
Explanation: "Turfed seats were a major feature of 'gardens of pleasure'. [...] The turfed seats were generally built along the lines of raised beds, edged either with bricks or with wattles. [...] Often the turfed seats were arranged around the inner borders of an enclosed 'herber', providing seats as well as anchorage for the trellised plants."