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lacunar

[ luh-kyoo-ner ]
/ l蓹藞kyu n蓹r /
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noun, plural la路cu路nars, lac路u路nar路i路a [lak-yuh-nair-ee-uh]. /藢l忙k y蓹藞n蓻蓹r i 蓹/.
Architecture.
  1. a coffered vault, ceiling, or soffit.
  2. coffer (def. 4).
adjective
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Origin of lacunar

First recorded in 1690鈥1700; lacun(a) + -ar1
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British Dictionary definitions for lacunar

lacunar
/ (l蓹藞kju藧n蓹) /

noun plural lacunars or lacunaria (藢l忙kj蕣藞n蓻蓹r瑟蓹)
Also called: lequear a ceiling, soffit, or vault having coffers
another name for coffer (def. 3)
adjective
of, relating to, or containing a lacuna or lacunas

Word Origin for lacunar

C17: from Latin lac奴nar panelled ceiling, from lac奴na cavity; see lacuna
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