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hemicyclium

[ hem-i-sik-lee-uhm ]
/ ˌhɛm ɪˈsɪk li əm /
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noun
a sundial in the form of a concave quarter sphere having a rodlike gnomon lying within one radius and marked on its surface with arcs that lie in the same plane as the gnomon.
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Also hemicycle.

Origin of hemicyclium

From Latin; see origin at hemicycle
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