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supercilium

[soo-per-sil-ee-uh m]
noun, plural su·per·cil·i·a [soo-per-sil-ee-uh] /ˌsu pərˈsɪl i ə/. Architecture.
  1. the fillet above the cyma of a cornice.
  2. (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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Word Origin and History for supercilium

n.

1560s, Latin, literally "eyebrow, ridge, summit; haughtiness" (see supercilious).

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supercilium in Medicine

supercilium

(sōō′pər-sĭlē-əm)
n. pl. su•per•cil•i•a (-ē-ə)
  1. The eyebrow.
  2. An individual hair of the eyebrow.
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