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Audiendus
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cornice

Postby Audiendus » Wed Aug 17, 2022 12:00 am

cornice

A horizontal moulding, e.g. at the top of a wall.

(Possibly from Latin cornix, crow.)

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Re: cornice

Postby David Myer » Sat Aug 27, 2022 7:39 am

Nothing to do with corner? It is in the right angle between wall and ceiling...

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Re: cornice

Postby Audiendus » Thu Sep 01, 2022 8:35 pm

Apparently it is not related to corner. It may be indirectly related to crown, via Greek koron- meaning a curved object.


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