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hypotrachelium

[hahy-poh-truh-kee-lee-uh m]
noun, plural hy·po·tra·che·li·a [hahy-poh-truh-kee-lee-uh] /ˌhaɪ poʊ trəˈki li ə/.
  1. (on a classical column) any member, as a necking, between the capital and the shaft.
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Compare trachelium.

Origin of hypotrachelium

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