trumeau

noun tru·meau \(ˈ)trü¦mō\

Definition of trumeau

plural

trumeaux

\-ōz\
  1. 1 :  a central pillar supporting the tympanum of a large doorway especially in a medieval building

  2. 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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