arcature

[ ahr-kuh-cher ]
/ ˈɑr kə tʃər /

noun Architecture.

an arcade of small dimensions.
a blind arcade, as a series of arches superimposed on the walls of a building for decoration.

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Origin of arcature

<Medieval Latin arcāt(a) an arch (see arcade) + -ure
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British Dictionary definitions for arcature

arcature
/ (ˈɑːkətʃə) /

noun

a small-scale arcade
a set of blind arches attached to the wall of a building as decoration
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