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arcature

[ahr-kuh-cher] /ˈɑr kə tʃər/
noun, Architecture
1.
an arcade of small dimensions.
2.
a blind arcade, as a series of arches superimposed on the walls of a building for decoration.
Origin
< Medieval Latin arcāt(a) an arch (see arcade) + -ure
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  • The turret has a finial on top, arcature directly below the eaves, and three double-hung bay windows with eyebrows.
British Dictionary definitions for arcature

arcature

/ˈɑːkətʃə/
noun
1.
a small-scale arcade
2.
a set of blind arches attached to the wall of a building as decoration
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