caryatidal

adjective

car·​y·​at·​id·​al
¦karē¦atədᵊl
variants or caryatidean
ˌ⸗⸗ˌ⸗⸗ˈdēən;
¦karēə¦tid-,
kə¦rīə¦t-
or caryatidic
¦karēə¦tidik,
kə¦rīə¦-
: of or resembling a caryatid

Word History

Etymology

caryatid + -al or -ean or -ic

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“Caryatidal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caryatidal. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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