Composite order

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Composite order
Composite order capital

Composite order

n. Architecture
A classical order dating from late Roman times, formed by superimposing Ionic volutes on a Corinthian capital.
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Noun1.Composite order - a Roman order that combines the Corinthian acanthus leaves with the spiral scrolls of the Ionic order
order - (architecture) one of original three styles of Greek architecture distinguished by the type of column and entablature used or a style developed from the original three by the Romans
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Here we have the whole establishment of domestics, I suppose,' was the reflection suggested by this compound order.