scamillus

noun

sca·​mil·​lus
skəˈmiləs
plural -es
: a second plinth below the base of an Ionic or Corinthian column usually without moldings and of smaller size horizontally than the pedestal

Word History

Etymology

Latin, literally, little bench, diminutive of scamnum bench, stool

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“Scamillus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scamillus. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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