Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) the lowest part of an entablature; rests immediately on the capitals of the columns
  2. (noun, artifact) the molding around a door or window

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Alternate forms of Architrave

Hypernyms: molding, moulding, support

Origin of the word Architrave

  1. 1560s, from It. architrave, from archi- "beginning, origin" (see archon) + trave "beam," from L. trabem (nom. trabs). more

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