noun, plural ac·ro·te·ri·a [ak-ruh-teer-ee-uh] /ˌæk rəˈtɪər i ə/.
Origin of acroterion
Examples from the Web for acroterion
Fragment of a plain stel, surmounted by an acroterion, in the form of a palmette in low relief, springing from acanthus leaves.
Top of stel, with acanthus leaves forming the base of the acroterion.
Stel, with two rosettes in front and one at each side; surmounted by acroterion.
The acroterion; the figures beside it; the lions, and the Gryphons here exhibited, are repetitions of those of the west pediment.
Two rosettes in front and one on each side; above an acroterion, of which the top is wanting.