Definition of Lacunaria
1. lacunar [n] - See also: lacunar
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lacunaria
Literary usage of Lacunaria
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Description of the Collection of Ancient Marbles in the British Museum by Taylor Coombe, British Museum Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities, Edward Hawkins, Charles Robert Cockerell, Samuel Birch (1830)
"... the beams and the lacunaria, were all of marble. A more detailed description of these would, however, be foreign from the present subject. ..."
2. The Propylaia to the Athenian Akropolis: The Classical Building by William Bell Dinsmoor (2004)
"... spaced so closely that thin marble lacunaria, or coffer slabs, could be laid di-. ... lacunaria."
3. Ancient Art and Its Remains: Or, A Manual of the Archaeology of Art by Karl Otfried Müller, Friedrich Gottlieb Welcker (1852)
"Temples and other sumptuous edifices had sunken panels, lacunaria, pa.7vu/ja,ra., ... Chryselephantine lacunaria are even described by Ennius, Androm. p. ..."
4. The Temple of Apollo Bassitas by Frederick A. Cooper (1996)
"The soffits ofthe ceiling beams are at the same level as the limestone lacunaria on the other side ofthe girders. In other words, the marble ..."