noun pos·ta·ment \ˈpōstəmənt\

Definition of postament



  1. 1a :  pedestal, base b :  stereobate

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

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Origin and Etymology of 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) — more at post

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