baston

noun
bas·​ton | \ ˈba-stən \
plural -s

Definition of baston

2 : a convex round molding : torus

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History and Etymology for baston

Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin bastum stick, staff, probably from (assumed) Vulgar Latin bastare to carry, from Greek bastazein to lift, carry

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“Baston.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baston. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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