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intrados

[ in-truh-dos, -dohs, in-trey-dos, -dohs ]
/ 藞瑟n tr蓹藢d蓲s, -藢do蕣s, 瑟n藞tre瑟 d蓲s, -do蕣s /
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noun, plural in路tra路dos [in-truh-dohz, in-trey-dohz], /藞瑟n tr蓹藢do蕣z, 瑟n藞tre瑟 do蕣z/, in路tra路dos路es.Architecture.
the interior curve or surface of an arch or vault.
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Origin of intrados

1765鈥75; <French, equivalent to intra-intra- + dos back; see dosser1
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British Dictionary definitions for intrados

intrados
/ (瑟n藞tre瑟d蓲s) /

noun plural -dos or -doses
architect the inner curve or surface of an arch or vaultCompare extrados

Word Origin for intrados

C18: from French, from intra- + dos back, from Latin dorsum
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