astragal definition by Webster's New World
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- Anat. astragalus
- Archit. a small, convex molding, sometimes cut like beading
Origin: Classical Latin astragalus ; from Classical Greek astragalos, anklebone, vertebra, architectural molding
astragal definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A narrow convex molding often having the form of beading.
Origin: Latin astragalus, from Greek astragalos; see ost- in Indo-European roots.