cyma


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cyma \Cy"ma\ (s[imac]"m[.a]) n. [NL., fr. Gr. ky^ma See Cyme]
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   1. (Arch.) A member or molding of the cornice, the profile of
      which is wavelike in form.
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   2. (Bot.) A cyme. See Cyme.
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   Cyma recta, or Cyma, a cyma, hollow in its upper part and
      swelling below.

   Cyma reversa, or Cyma Ogee, a cyma swelling out on the
      upper part and hollow below.
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