noun sca·mil·lus \skəˈmiləs\

Definition of scamillus



  1. :  a second plinth below the base of an Ionic or Corinthian column usually without moldings and of smaller size horizontally than the pedestal

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Origin and Etymology of scamillus

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

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capable of being understood in two ways

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