cymatium

noun cy·ma·tium \ sī-ˈmā-sh(ē-)əm \

Definition of cymatium

plural cymatia play \sī-ˈmā-sh(ē-)ə\
:a crowning molding in classic architecture; especially :cyma

Origin and Etymology of cymatium

Latin, from Greek kymation, diminutive of kymat-, kyma


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