cy·ma·tium (sī-māshəm, -shē-əm)
n. pl. cy·ma·tia (-shə, -shē-ə)
1. See cyma.
2. The topmost molding of a classical cornice.
[Latin cȳmatium, from Greek kūmation, diminutive of kūma, cyma; see CYMA.]
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