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Composite order capital
A classical order dating from late Roman times, formed by superimposing Ionic volutes on a Corinthian capital.
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|Noun||1.||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