(architecture) a molding for a cornice; in profile it is shaped like an S (partly concave and partly convex)
Syn: ↑cyma
Hypernyms: ↑molding, ↑moulding
Hyponyms: ↑cyma recta, ↑ogee, ↑cyma reversa

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