pendentive

noun
pen·den·tive | \pen-ˈden-tiv \

Definition of pendentive 

: one of the concave triangular members that support a dome over a square space

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First Known Use of pendentive

1728, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pendentive

French pendentif, from Latin pendent-, pendens, present participle of pendēre

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