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cyma reversa

[ri-vur-suh] /rɪˈvɜr sə/
noun, Architecture
1.
a cyma whose convex part projects beyond the concave part.
Also called Lesbian cyma, Lesbian cymatium.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; < Neo-Latin: literally, reversed cyma
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