noun, plural ac·ro·te·ri·a [ak-ruh-teer-ee-uh] /ˌæk rəˈtɪər i ə/.
Origin of acroterion
noun, plural ac·ro·te·ri·a [ak-ruh-teer-ee-uh] /ˌæk rəˈtɪər i ə/. Architecture.
Origin of acroterium
Examples from the Web for acroteria
Historical Examples of acroteria
The relief is bounded by two pilasters surmounted by a pediment, with acroteria.
On the acroteria of the pediment are three statues by John Smyth, viz.
The apex and corners of the gable were provided with acroteria, standing upon special bases.History of Ancient Art
Franz von Reber
At the first opening of the ruins twenty-five statues were discovered, besides the four female figures belonging to the Acroteria.Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. II of II)
The relief is bounded by pilasters, surmounted by a pediment with acroteria.