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hypotrachelium

[hahy-poh-truh-kee-lee-uh m] /ˌhaɪ poʊ trəˈki li əm/
noun, plural hypotrachelia
[hahy-poh-truh-kee-lee-uh] /ˌhaɪ poʊ trəˈki li ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
(on a classical column) any member, as a necking, between the capital and the shaft.
Compare trachelium.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; < Latin < Greek hypotrachḗlion. See hypo-, trachelium
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