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trumeau

[troo-moh; French try-moh] /truˈmoʊ; French trüˈmoʊ/
noun, plural trumeaux
[troo-mohz; French try-moh] /truˈmoʊz; French trüˈmoʊ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a mirror having a painted or carved panel above or below the glass in the same frame.
2.
Architecture. a column supporting a tympanum of a doorway at its center.
Origin
< French
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British Dictionary definitions for trumeaux

trumeau

/trʊˈməʊ/
noun (pl) -meaux (-ˈməʊz)
1.
(architect) a section of a wall or pillar between two openings
Word Origin
from French
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Word Origin and History for trumeaux

trumeau

n.

1883, from French trumeau, literally "calf of the leg."

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