laniary


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laniary

(ˈlænɪərɪ)
adj
(Anatomy) (esp of canine teeth) adapted for tearing
n, pl -aries
(Anatomy) a tooth adapted for tearing
[C19: from Latin lanius butcher, from laniāre to tear]
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Adj.1.laniary - of or relating to a pointed conical tooth
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Through their quantity and distribution in the ensemble economy, ornaments are not that structurally engaged to determine or visually contaminate the edifice's forms and shapes; on the contrary, the tempered plasticity of parietal structures, discretely padded with short bas-reliefs, laniary displayed according to compositional schemes of a moderated dynamism, confers a note of elegance and discrete preciousness to the external walls.