/ mezənin /
mezzanine floor · first balcony
ETYM French mezzanine, Italian mezzanino, from mezzano middle, from mezzo middle, half. Related to Mezzo.
1. An intermediate floor just above the ground floor; SYN. mezzanine floor.
2. The first or lowest balcony; SYN. first balcony.
Story between two others, especially between ground and first floor; such story not extending throughout building.
Architectural term for a story with a lower ceiling placed between two main stories, usually between the first and second floors of a building.