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pediment

ped·i·ment

pediment

 
pronunciation:
pe dih mnt
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Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a low pointed or curved gable atop a wall, entrance, window, cabinet, or the like.
definition 2: a somewhat sloped area at the foot of a steep rock surface.
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derivations: pedimental (adj.), pedimented (adj.)
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