stereotomy

noun

stere·​ot·​o·​my
-mē,
-mi
plural -es
: the art or technique of cutting solids (as into arches)
especially : the art of stonecutting

Word History

Etymology

French stéréotomie, from stéré- stere- + -tomie -tomy

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“Stereotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stereotomy. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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