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supercilium

[ soo-per-sil-ee-uhm ]
/ ˌsu pərˈsɪl i əm /
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noun, plural su·per·cil·i·a [soo-per-sil-ee-uh]. /ˌsu pərˈsɪl i ə/. Architecture.
the fillet above the cyma of a cornice.
(on an Attic base) either of the fillets above and below the scotia.
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Origin of supercilium

1555–65; <Latin: eyebrow, haughtiness, equivalent to super-super- + -cilium eyelid, akin to cēlāre to conceal, English hull1, Greek kaliá hut, shrine; cf. -ium
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Medical definitions for supercilium

supercilium
[ sōō′pər-sĭlē-əm ]

n. pl. su•per•cil•i•a (-ē-ə)
The eyebrow.
An individual hair of the eyebrow.
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