ogival

adjective
ogi·​val | \ ō-ˈjī-vəl How to pronounce ogival (audio) \

Definition of ogival

: of, relating to, or having the form of an ogive or an ogee

First Known Use of ogival

1841, in the meaning defined above

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“Ogival.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ogival. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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