trumeau

noun
tru·​meau | \ (ˈ)trü¦mō \
plural trumeaux\ -​ōz \

Definition of trumeau

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

History and Etymology for trumeau

French

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“Trumeau.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trumeau. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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