scotia

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English[edit]

Diagram of a transection of a scotia molding. Note the radius of the lower curve is twice the upper.

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From Latin scotia, from Ancient Greek σκοτία (skotía, dark, shadowy).

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scotia (plural scotias)

  1. (architecture) A concave molding with a lower edge projecting beyond the top.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σκοτία (skotía, dark, shadowy).

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scotia f (genitive scotiae); first declension

  1. (architecture) scotia; a hollow molding in the base of a column
  2. (architecture) gutter at the end of a cornice

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First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative scotia scotiae
Genitive scotiae scotiārum
Dative scotiae scotiīs
Accusative scotiam scotiās
Ablative scotiā scotiīs
Vocative scotia scotiae

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