arcature

[ ahr-kuh-cher ]

nounArchitecture.
  1. an arcade of small dimensions.

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

Origin of arcature

1
<Medieval Latin arcāt(a) an arch (see arcade) + -ure

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British Dictionary definitions for arcature

arcature

/ (ˈɑːkətʃə) /


noun
  1. a small-scale arcade

  2. a set of blind arches attached to the wall of a building as decoration

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