HyperDic: corinthian_order

English > 1 sense of the expression Corinthian order:
NOUNattributeCorinthian orderthe last Greek order
English > Corinthian order: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe last Greek order; similar to the Ionic order except the capital is decorated with carvings of acanthus leaves.
Broaderorder(architecture) one of original three styles of Greek architecture distinguished by the type of column and entablature used or a style developed from the original three by the Romans
Adjectivescorinthianor pertaining to the Corinthian style of architecture

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