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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A cyma in which the upper section is concave and the lower section convex.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A cyma (moulding) concave in its upper part, and convex in its lower part.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a cyma, hollow in its upper part and swelling below.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a cyma in which the upper section is concave and the lower section is convex

Etymologies

New Latin cȳma rēcta : cȳma, cyma + Latin rēcta, feminine of rēctus, straight, correct.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
cyma + Latin rēcta ("straight") (Wiktionary)

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