- an arcade of small dimensions.
- a blind arcade, as a series of arches superimposed on the walls of a building for decoration.
Origin of arcature
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Arcature, in architecture, a small arcade built into a wall or applied against it, decorative rather than structural.
- a small-scale arcade
- a set of blind arches attached to the wall of a building as decoration
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