Definition of dosseret in English:

dosseret

Line breaks: dos|seret
Pronunciation: /ˈdɒsərɛt/

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noun

Architecture
  • An additional block of stone placed above an abacus in the columns of a Byzantine or Romanesque arcade.

Origin

mid 19th century: from French, diminutive of dossier 'back' (denoting a supporting structure).

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