postament

noun
pos·​ta·​ment | \ ˈpōstəmənt\
plural -s

Definition of postament

2 : a frame, mount, or molding for a work in relief

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History and Etymology for postament

German, from (assumed) obsolete Italian postamento, from postare to place, put (from posto, past participle of porre to put) + -mento -ment (from Latin -mentum)

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