noun \ˈas-tri-gəl\

Definition of ASTRAGAL

:  a narrow half-round molding
:  a projecting strip on the edge of a folding door

Origin of ASTRAGAL

Latin astragalus, from Greek astragalos neck vertebra, molding; akin to Greek astakos lobster, osteon bone — more at osseous
First Known Use: 1563


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