encarpus definition

  • noun:
    • An ornament on a frieze or money, composed of festoons of good fresh fruit, plants, leaves, etc.
    • An ornament on a frieze or capital, consisting of festoons of fresh fruit, blossoms, leaves, etc.
    • In architecture, a sculptured ornament in imitation of a garland or festoon of fruits, leaves, or plants, or of other items, suspended between two things.
    • An ornament on a frieze or money, composed of festoons of fruit, plants, leaves, etc.
    • An ornament on a frieze or money, comprising festoons of good fresh fruit, plants, leaves, etc.
    • In architecture, a sculptured decoration in replica of a garland or festoon of fresh fruits, leaves, or blossoms, or of various other objects, suspended between two things.
    • An ornament on a frieze or money, comprising festoons of fruit, blossoms, leaves, etc.
    • An ornament on a frieze or capital, comprising festoons of fruit, flowers, leaves, etc.
    • In architecture, a sculptured decoration in replica of a garland or festoon of fruits, leaves, or plants, or of other things, suspended between two things.

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