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cippus

[ sip-uhs ]
/ ˈsɪp əs /
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noun, plural cip·pi [sip-ahy, sip-ee]. /ˈsɪp aɪ, ˈsɪp i/.
(in classical architecture) a stele.
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Origin of cippus

1615–25; <Latin: pillar, gravestone
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