Definition of Acroterium

1. n. One of the small pedestals, for statues or other ornaments, placed on the apex and at the basal angles of a pediment. Acroteria are also sometimes placed upon the gables in Gothic architecture.



Definition of Acroterium

1. Noun. (architecture) One of the small pedestals, for statues or other ornaments, placed on the apex and at the basal angles of a pediment, or upon the gables in Gothic architecture. ¹

2. Noun. One of the pedestals, for vases or statues, forming a part roof balustrade. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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acroterium (current term)
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