Definition of Acroliths

1. Noun. (plural of acrolith) ¹



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Definition of Acroliths

1. acrolith [n] - See also: acrolith

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acroliths

acrokeratoelastoidosis
acrokeratosis verruciformis
acrokinesia
acrokinesis
acrolect
acrolectal
acrolectally
acrolects
acroleic
acroleic acids
acrolein
acroleins
acroleukopathy
acrolith
acroliths (current term)
acrologic
acromegalia
acromegalic
acromegalic gigantism
acromegalics
acromegalies
acromegalogigantism
acromegaloidism
acromegaloidisms
acromegaly
acromelalgia
acromelic
acromelic dwarfism
acromesomelia

Literary usage of Acroliths

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The wood was concealed either by gilding or, more commonly, by drapery, and the marble parts alone were exposed. acroliths are frequently mentioned by ..."

2. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"... draped wooden figures with heads of bronze, wax, or marble, like the Greek acroliths, were 80 arranged: possibly they were borne to the ..."

3. Outlines of the History of Art by Wilhelm Lübke (1904)
"Of another kind are the acroliths, wooden images, clothed, or painted, or even covered with thin plates of gold; the nude parts—the heads, arms, ..."

4. The History of Ancient Art by Johann Joachim Winckelmann, Giles Henry Lodge (1873)
"Such statues, of which the extremities only were of stone, were called acroliths: this is the signification of the word, hitherto undiscovered either by ..."

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