acrolithic

acrolith

[ak-ruh-lith]
noun
a sculptured figure having the head and extremities of stone and the torso of other material.

Origin:
1840–50; < Latin acrolithus < Greek akrólithos. See acro-, -lith

acrolithic, adjective
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acrolith (ˈækrəlɪθ)
 
n
(esp in ancient Greek sculpture) a wooden, often draped figure with only the head, hands, and feet in stone
 
[C19: via Latin acrolithus from Greek akrolithos having stone extremities]
 
acro'lithic
 
adj

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