[ truh-kee-lee-uhm ]
/ trəˈki li əm /
noun, plural tra·che·li·a [truh-kee-lee-uh]. /trəˈki li ə/.
(in classical architecture) any member between the hypotrachelium and the capital of a column.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of trachelium
<New Latin <Greek tráchēl(os) neck + Latin -ium-ium
Words nearby trachelium
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Example sentences from the Web for trachelium
We had also the Campanula persicifolia and trachelium, and one we called Bluebells of Scotland, which was not the correct name.Old-Time Gardens|Alice Morse Earle