architectural ornament

Definitions of architectural ornament
  1. noun
    (architecture) something added to a building to improve its appearance
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    carved ornament at the eaves of a tile roof concealing the joints between tiles
    an architectural ornament of curved foliage used at the edge of a spire or gable
    a carved pyramidal ornament; used in 13th century England
    foliage, foliation
    (architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament
    Greek fret, Greek key, fret, key pattern
    an ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief)
    an architectural ornament consisting of a horizontal sculptured band between the architrave and the cornice
    an architectural decoration formed by two intersecting wavy bands
    an architectural ornament in the form of three arcs arranged in a circle
    type of:
    decoration, ornament, ornamentation
    something used to beautify
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