architrave

EnglishEdit

Section 5 is the architrave.

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑr.kɪ.treɪv/
  • enPR: ärʹkĭ-trāv′
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NounEdit

architrave ‎(plural architraves)

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

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FrenchEdit

NounEdit

architrave f ‎(plural architraves)

  1. architrave

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

archi- +‎ trave.

NounEdit

architrave m ‎(plural architravi)

  1. architrave
  2. template
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