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acroterium

ac·ro·te·ri·um
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-ruh-teer-ee-uh m]
    • /ˌæk rəˈtɪər i əm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-ruh-teer-ee-uh m]
    • /ˌæk rəˈtɪər i əm/

Definitions of acroterium word

  • noun acroterium an ornament positioned on top of an acroter 3
  • noun plural acroterium a pedestal for a sculpture or ornament at each base or at the apex of a pediment. 1
  • noun acroterium (architecture) One of the small pedestals, for statues or other ornaments, placed on the apex and at the basal angles of a pediment, or upon the gables in Gothic architecture. 0
  • noun acroterium One of the pedestals, for vases or statues, forming a part roof balustrade. 0

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Parts of speech for Acroterium

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acroterium popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 66% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

acroterium usage trend in Literature

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