noun, plural ac·ro·te·ri·a [ak-ruh-teer-ee-uh] /ˌæk rəˈtɪər i ə/.
Origin of acroterion
Definition for acroteria (2 of 2)
noun, plural ac·ro·te·ri·a [ak-ruh-teer-ee-uh] /ˌæk rəˈtɪər i ə/. Architecture.
Origin of acroterium
Related formsac·ro·te·ral, ac·ro·te·ri·al, adjective
Examples from the Web for 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)|Charles Bucke
The relief is bounded by pilasters, surmounted by a pediment with acroteria.