manubial column


manubial column

manubial column [muh-noo-bee-uh l, -nyoo-] Word Origin noun

  1. a triumphal column decorated with spoils of the enemy.
  2. any triumphal or memorial column.

Origin of manubial column 1840–50; Latin manubiālis, equivalent to manubi(ae) spoils of war + -ālis -al1

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