plural -s
: a fillet or band around the shaft of a column

Word History


Italian, from Medieval Latin cymbius arch, vault, from Late Latin, canopy, from Latin cymbium small cup, from Greek kymbion, diminutive of kymbē cup, boat

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“Cimbia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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