Imbrex



[im-breks, -briks] /ˈɪm brɛks, -brɪks/

noun, plural imbrices
[im-bruh-seez, -bri-keys] /ˈɪm brəˌsiz, -brɪˌkeɪs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a convex tile, used especially in ancient Rome to cover joints in a tile roof.
2.
Architecture. one of the scales in ornamental imbrication.

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