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tierceron

[ teer-ser-uhn ]
/ ˈtɪər sər ən /
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noun
(in a ribbed vault) a diagonal rib, other than an ogive, springing from a point of support.
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Origin of tierceron

1835–45; <French, equivalent to tiercetierce + -eron noun suffix
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