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(pl. lacunaria).

System of lacunae or coffers. The plural, lacunaria, is given to the coffered ceiling of an ambulatory or peridrome between the peristyle and the cell-walls of an Antique temple, as well as to the soffit of the main cornice, presumably because they had many lacunae.

Subjects: Architecture.

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