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cyma reversa

[ ri-vur-suh ]
/ rɪˈvɜr sə /
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noun Architecture.
a cyma whose convex part projects beyond the concave part.
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Also called Lesbian cyma, Lesbian cymatium.

Origin of cyma reversa

1555–65; <New Latin: literally, reversed cyma

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