apophyge


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a·poph·y·ge

 (ə-pŏf′ə-jē)
n.
The outward curve at the top and bottom of a column where the shaft joins the capital or base.

[Greek apophugē, from apopheugein, apophug-, to flee : apo-, apo- + pheugein, to flee.]

apophyge

(əˈpɒfɪdʒɪ)
n
(Architecture) architect the outward curve at each end of the shaft of a column, adjoining the base or capital. Also called: hypophyge
[C16: from Greek apophugē, literally: escape, from apopheugein to escape from]