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[truh-kee-lee-uh m] /trəˈki li əm/
noun, plural trachelia
[truh-kee-lee-uh] /trəˈki li ə/ (Show IPA)
(in classical architecture) any member between the hypotrachelium and the capital of a column.
Origin of trachelium
< New Latin < Greek tráchēl(os) neck + Latin -ium -ium Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • We had also the Campanula persicifolia and trachelium, and one we called Bluebells of Scotland, which was not the correct name.

    Old-Time Gardens Alice Morse Earle

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