Meaning of cyma


Pronunciation: (sī'mu), [key]
— pl. -mae -mas.
  1. either of two moldings having a partly convex and partly concave curve for an outline: used esp. in classical architecture. Cf. cyma recta, cyma reversa.
  2. a cyme.
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