architrave

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English[edit]

Section 5 is the architrave.

Etymology[edit]

First attested 1563, borrowing from Italian architrave, from archi- (main) + trave (beam).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: ärʹkĭ-trāv′
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Noun[edit]

architrave (plural architraves)

  1. (architecture) The lowest part of an entablature; rests on the capitals of the columns.
  2. (architecture) The mouldings (or other elements) framing a door, window or other rectangular opening.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

archi- +‎ trave.

Noun[edit]

architrave m (plural architravi)

  1. architrave
  2. template