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Cy"ma (s?"m?) n. [NL., fr. Gr. See Cyme]

1. Arch.

A member or molding of the cornice, the profile of which is wavelike in form.

2. Bot.

A cyme. See Cyme.

[Cyma recta[, ∨ Cyma, a cyma, hollow in its upper part and swelling below. -- Cyma reversa, ∨ Ogee, a cyma swelling out on the upper part and hollow below.


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