[ skuh-mil-uh s ]
/ skəˈmɪl əs /

noun Architecture.

a slight bevel at an arris of a stone, as in the necking of a Greek Doric column.
a plain stone beneath the plinth of a column.

Origin of scamillus

< Latin, diminutive of scamnum stool, bench Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019