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Acrota

† ăcrōtērĭa, ōrum, n., = ἀκρωτήρια, the projecting or extreme part of a thing.

I. Of a harbor, Vitr. 5, 12.
II. In architecture, the projecting parts of a pediment, serving as a support for figures or statues, Vitr. 3, 5, 12 sq.; cf. Müll. Arch. § 284.

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