Etymology
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pergola (n.)

latticework structure for climbing plants, 1670s, from Italian pergola, from Latin pergula "school, lecture room; projecting roof; shed, booth; vine arbor," a word of uncertain origin; perhaps from pergere "to come forward."

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Definitions of pergola

pergola (n.)
a framework that supports climbing plants;
Synonyms: arbor / arbour / bower
From wordnet.princeton.edu