trumeau

noun tru·meau \ (ˈ)trü¦mō \

Definition of trumeau

plural trumeaux \-ōz\
1 : a central pillar supporting the tympanum of a large doorway especially in a medieval building
2 : an overmantel treatment of 18th century France consisting of a pier glass surmounted by an oil painting or decorative often carved panel

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Origin and Etymology of trumeau

French


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