socle

[sok-uh l, soh-kuh l]

Origin of socle

1695–1705; < French < Italian zoccolo wooden shoe, base of a pedestal < Latin socculus literally, little soccus; see sock1, -ule
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socle

noun
  1. another name for plinth (def. 1)

Word Origin for socle

C18: via French from Italian zoccolo, from Latin socculus a little shoe, from soccus a sock 1
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