plinth: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (plinth), [key]
— n. Archit.
- a slablike member beneath the base of a column or pier. See diag. under
- a square base or a lower block, as of a pedestal.
- Also calleda projecting course of stones at the base of a wall; earth table.
- (in joinery) a flat member at the bottom of an architrave, dado, baseboard, or the like.
- plinth (Thesaurus)