hypo-trachelium

hypotrachelium

[hahy-poh-truh-kee-lee-uhm]
noun, plural hypotrachelia [hahy-poh-truh-kee-lee-uh] .
(on a classical column) any member, as a necking, between the capital and the shaft.
Compare trachelium.


Origin:
1555–65; < Latin < Greek hypotrachḗlion. See hypo-, trachelium

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