Supercilia



noun, plural supercilia
[soo-per-sil-ee-uh] /ˌsu pərˈsɪl i ə/ (Show IPA). Architecture.
1.
the fillet above the cyma of a cornice.
2.
(on an Attic base) either of the fillets above and below the scotia.

supercilium su·per·cil·i·um (sōō’pər-sĭl’ē-əm)
n. pl. su·per·cil·i·a (-ē-ə)

The eyebrow.

An individual hair of the eyebrow.

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