postament

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin postamentum.

Noun[edit]

postament (plural postaments)

  1. pedestal, particularly of a pillar or pilaster

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin postamentum. Possible intermediaries are French, German and Italian. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌpɔs.taːˈmɛnt/
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  • Hyphenation: pos‧ta‧ment
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

Noun[edit]

postament n (plural postamenten, diminutive postamentje n)

  1. pedestal of a pillar or statue [from late 17th c.]
    Synonyms: sokkel, voetstuk