star vault

noun
variants: or star-ribbed vault \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗-​ \

Definition of star vault

: a ribbed vault in which the ribs and liernes are arranged in a starlike pattern

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“Star vault.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/star%20vault. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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