acrolith definition

  • noun:
    • a historical Greek wood statue with limbs and mind of rock.
    • A statue whoever extremities are of stone, the trunk being typically of wood.
    • In Greek antiquity, a sculptured figure which only the mind and extremities were created in rock, the remainder becoming typically of timber, and covered with either textile drapery or thin dishes of material.

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