Definition of astragal in English:
1A moulding or wooden strip of semicircular cross section.
- Of the 286 planes, the majority, were simple moldings like common ogees, astragals, beads, hollows and rounds.
- Each panel has attached astragal beading with curved comers topped by a beaded and fluted moulded cornice.
1.1 Architecture A narrow semicircular moulding round the top or bottom of a column.
- A plain astragal ringed the column beneath its plain cap.
- There is a thick overlapping astragal running round the columns carrying the vaults and arches.
Mid 17th century: from astragalus, partly via French astragale.
Words that rhyme with astragalMcGonagall
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