meaning of Acroterium

Acroterium meaning in General Dictionary

one of several small pedestals for statues or any other ornaments placed on the apex at the basal angles of a pediment Acroteria may often placed upon the gables in Gothic design

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  • among little pedestals, for statues or other ornaments, placed on the apex and also at the basal perspectives of a pediment. Acroteria are also often put upon the gables in Gothic architecture.
  • one of several pedestals, for vases or statues, creating a component roofing balustrade.

Acroterium meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) One of many little pedestals, for statues or other ornaments, placed on the apex as well as the basal sides of a pediment. Acroteria will also be often placed upon the gables in Gothic structure.

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  • (n.) One of many pedestals, for vases or statues, forming a component roof balustrade.