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cross vault

or cross-vault, cross vaulting, cross-vaulting

noun, Architecture.
1.
a vault or ceiling created by the intersection of vaults.
Also called groin vault.
Related forms
cross-vaulted, adjective
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  • The date of the first appearance of the cross-vault can hardly have been earlier than the second century B.C.

    History of Ancient Art Franz von Reber

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