caryatic

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caryatid (ˌkærɪˈætɪd)
 
n , pl -ids, -ides
Compare telamon a column, used to support an entablature, in the form of a draped female figure
 
[C16: from Latin Caryātides, from Greek Karuatides priestesses of Artemis at Karuai (Caryae), village in Laconia]
 
cary'atidal
 
adj
 
caryati'dean
 
adj
 
cary'atic
 
adj
 
caryatidic
 
adj

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