a deep concave molding, esp. at the base of a column
Origin of scotiaClassical Latin from Classical Greek skotia, literally , darkness (from the shadow within the cavity) from skotos, darkness: see shade
Old Poet. Scotland
Origin of ScotiaLate Latin
A hollow concave molding at or near the base of a column.
Origin of scotiaLatin from Greek skotiā from feminine of skotios dark, shadowy (from the shadow it casts) from skotos darkness
A medieval and poetic name for Scotland.
From Latin scotia, from Ancient Greek ÏƒÎºÎ¿Ï„Î¯Î± (skotia, “dark, shadowy").