Archit. the concave curve where the end of a column spreads into its base or capital
Origin of apophygeClassical Greek apophyg? from apopheugein, to flee away from apo-, from + pheugein, to flee from Indo-European base an unverified form bheug- from source fugitive
The outward curve at the top and bottom of a column where the shaft joins the capital or base.
Origin of apophygeGreek apophugē from apopheugein apophug- to flee apo- apo- pheugein to flee
From Ancient Greek αποφυγή (apophugē), from απο- (apo-, “away”) and φυγή (phugē, “flight”).