WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
su•per•cil•i•um (so̅o̅′pər sil′ē əm),USA pronunciation n., pl. -cil•i•a (so̅o̅′pər sil′ē əm),USA pronunciation [Archit.]
- the fillet above the cyma of a cornice.
- (on an Attic base) either of the fillets above and below the scotia.
- Latin: eyebrow, haughtiness, equivalent. to super- super- + -cilium eyelid, akin to cēlāre to conceal, English hull, Greek kaliá hut, shrine; compare -ium
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