astragal

noun as·tra·gal \ ˈas-tri-gəl \

Definition of astragal

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

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Origin and Etymology of astragal

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


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