cymatium[si mā′s̸hē əm]
cymatium definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. cymatia
Archit. a cyma, esp. one topping an entablature
Origin: Classical Latin ; from Classical Greek kymation, diminutive of kyma, wave: see cyme
cymatium definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. cy·ma·tia
- See cyma.
- The topmost molding of a classical cornice.
Origin: Latin cȳmatium, from Greek kūmation, diminutive of kūma, cyma; see cyma.