[ skuh-mil-uh s ]
/ skəˈmɪl əs /
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
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