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melon dome

noun, Architecture
a hemispherical dome with a circular base and a ribbed vault divided into individual webs, each of which has a baseline curved segmentally in plan and also curved in elevation.
Also called parachute dome, pumpkin dome, umbrella dome. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The roof is hipped and a melon dome rises at the crossing.

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