sikhara

[ shik-er-uh, shik-ruh ]
/ ˈʃɪk ər ə, ˈʃɪk rə /

noun (in Indian architecture)

a convexly tapering tower, capped by an amalaka.

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Origin of sikhara

From the Sanskrit word śikhara

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