caryatidal

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  • caryatidal — car·y·at·id·al …   English syllables

  • caryatidal — …   Useful english dictionary

  • caryatid — caryatidal, adj. /kar ee at id/, n., pl. caryatids, caryatides / i deez /. Archit. a sculptured female figure used as a column. Cf. atlas (def. 5). [1555 65; < L Caryatides (sing. Caryatis) < Gk Karyátides columns shaped like women, lit., women… …   Universalium

  • car|y|at|i|de|an — «KAR ee AT uh DEE uhn», adjective. = caryatidal. (Cf. ↑caryatidal) …   Useful english dictionary

  • car|y|a|tid|ic — «KAR ee uh TIHD ihk», adjective. = caryatidal. (Cf. ↑caryatidal) …   Useful english dictionary

  • caryatidic — See caryatidal. * * * …   Universalium

  • caryatidean — See caryatidal. * * * …   Universalium

  • caryatid — /kæriˈætəd/ (say karee atuhd) noun (plural caryatids or caryatides /kæriˈætədiz/ (say karee atuhdeez)) Architecture a figure of a woman used as a supporting column. {Latin Caryātides, plural, from Greek Karyatides, literally, women of Caryae… …   Australian English dictionary

  • caryatid —   n. sculptured female figure acting as pillar.    ♦ caryatidal,    ♦ caryatic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • caryatidean — adjective see caryatidal * * * caryatˈic, caryatˈidal, caryatidēˈan or caryatidˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑caryatid …   Useful english dictionary

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