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Definition of "apophyge" []

  • The outward curve at the top and bottom of a column where the shaft joins the capital or base. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "apophyge" in a sentence
  • "Among the blocks, we also observed fragments of column bases with a molded apophyge."
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