tierceron

noun
tier·ce·ron | \ˈtirsərən\
plural -s

Definition of tierceron 

: one of the minor or intermediate ribs in Gothic vaulting that spring from the pier on each side of the main diagonal rib and therefore do not pass through the center of the vault

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History and Etymology for tierceron

French, from Middle French, from tierce third

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