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pediment

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈped.ɪ.mənt/ specialized
a triangular part at the top of the front of a building that supports the roof and is often decorated
Translations of “pediment”
in Chinese (Traditional) (建築門廊頂上的)三角形楣飾, 山形牆, 三角牆…
in Chinese (Simplified) (建筑门廊顶上的)三角墙楣饰…
(Definition of pediment from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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