gor·​ger·​in | \ ˈgȯ(r)jərə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of gorgerin

: 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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History and Etymology for gorgerin

French, from gorge throat

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“Gorgerin.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gorgerin. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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