scamillus

[skuh-mil-uh s]

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.

Nearby words

  1. scaly,
  2. scaly anteater,
  3. scam,
  4. scamander,
  5. scambaiting,
  6. scammer,
  7. scammony,
  8. scamp,
  9. scamper,
  10. scampi

Origin of scamillus

< Latin, diminutive of scamnum stool, bench

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