- a pedestal for a sculpture or ornament at each base or at the apex of a pediment.
Origin of acroterium
Latinization of acroterion
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Mr. Failing, who was sitting alone in the garden too ill to read, heard a shout, "Am I an acroterium?"The Longest Journey
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