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trachelium

[ truh-kee-lee-uh m ]
/ trəˈki li əm /
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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.

Nearby words

tracheitis, trachelectomy, trachelematoma, trachelism, trachelitis, trachelium, trachelo-, trachelobregmatic diameter, trachelocystitis, trachelodynia, trachelopexy

Origin of trachelium

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