Cyma
Cyma Cy"ma (s[imac]"m[.a]) n. [NL., fr. Gr. ky^ma See {Cyme}] [1913 Webster] 1. (Arch.) A member or molding of the cornice, the profile of which is wavelike in form. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) A cyme. See {Cyme}. [1913 Webster]

{Cyma recta}, or {Cyma}, a cyma, hollow in its upper part and swelling below.

{Cyma reversa}, or {Cyma Ogee}, a cyma swelling out on the upper part and hollow below. [1913 Webster]


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