noun gor·ger·in \ˈgȯ(r)jərə̇n\

Definition of gorgerin



  1. :  the part of the capital in some columns between the termination of the shaft and the annulet of the echinus; also :  the space between two neck moldings —called also hypotrachelium, necking

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Origin and Etymology of gorgerin

French, from gorge throat

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to cast off or become cast off

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