cloister vault

noun

Definition of cloister vault

: a cupolalike vault on a square or polygonal base with diminishing courses to the top and of similar horizontal section throughout and in shape like a pyramid or frustum of a pyramid with sides curved convexly outward

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“Cloister vault.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cloister%20vault. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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