dosseret

[ dos-uh-ret ]
/ ˌdɒs əˈrɛt /

noun Architecture.

a supplementary capital or thickened abacus, as in Byzantine architecture.

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Origin of dosseret

1860–65; <French, diminutive of dossierdosser1
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