[ skuh-mil-uhs ]
/ skəˈmɪl əs /
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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.
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Origin of scamillus
<Latin, diminutive of scamnum stool, bench
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The word scamillus is a diminutive of scamnum, a mounting-block or bench.Ten Books on Architecture|Vitruvius