trachelium

[ 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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Origin of trachelium

<New Latin <Greek tráchēl(os) neck + Latin -ium-ium
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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