corbel arch

noun
variants: or corbeled arch

Definition of corbel arch

: a structure which spans an opening like an arch by having successive courses of masonry project farther inward as they rise on each side of the gap

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“Corbel arch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corbel%20arch. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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