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acrolith

[ak-ruh-lith] /ˈæk rə lɪθ/
noun
1.
a sculptured figure having the head and extremities of stone and the torso of other material.
Origin of acrolith
1840-1850
1840-50; < Latin acrolithus < Greek akrólithos. See acro-, -lith
Related forms
acrolithic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for acrolith

acrolith

/ˈækrəlɪθ/
noun
1.
(esp in ancient Greek sculpture) a wooden, often draped figure with only the head, hands, and feet in stone
Derived Forms
acrolithic, adjective
Word Origin
C19: via Latin acrolithus from Greek akrolithos having stone extremities
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