noun \ˈfi-nē-əl\

Definition of FINIAL

:  a usually foliated ornament forming an upper extremity especially in Gothic architecture
:  a crowning ornament or detail (as a decorative knob)

Origin of FINIAL

Middle English, from final, finial final
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with FINIAL


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