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cymatium

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noun cy·ma·tium \sī-ˈmā-sh(ē-)əm\

Definition of cymatium

plural

cymatia

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  1. :  a crowning molding in classic architecture; especially :  cyma



Origin and Etymology of cymatium

Latin, from Greek kymation, diminutive of kymat-, kyma


First Known Use: 1563

Rhymes with cymatium


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