ribbed vault


noun Architecture.

a vault supported by or decorated with diagonal ribs.

Nearby words

  1. ribat,
  2. ribavirin,
  3. ribband,
  4. ribbed,
  5. ribbed and smoked sheet,
  6. ribbed-knit,
  7. ribbentrop,
  8. ribbentrop, joachim von,
  9. ribbing,
  10. ribble

Also called rib vault.

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