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hypotrachelium

[ hahy-poh-truh-kee-lee-uhm ]
/ ˌhaɪ poʊ trəˈki li əm /
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noun, plural hy·po·tra·che·li·a [hahy-poh-truh-kee-lee-uh]. /ˌhaɪ poʊ trəˈki li ə/.

(on a classical column) any member, as a necking, between the capital and the shaft.

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Origin of hypotrachelium

1555–65; <Latin <Greek hypotrachḗlion.See hypo-, trachelium
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