Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Cyma (Page: 361)

Cy"ma (s?"m?) n. [NL., fr. Gr. See Cyme]

1. (Arch.) A member or molding of the cornice, the profile of which is wavelike in form.

2. (Bot.) A cyme. See Cyme. Cyma recta, ∨ Cyma, a cyma, hollow in its upper part and swelling below. -- Cyma reversa, ∨ Ogee, a cyma swelling out on the upper part and hollow below.