Definition of Corinthian adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kəˈrɪnθiən//
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈrɪnθiən//
[usually before noun] (architecture)
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used to describe a style of architecture in ancient Greece that has thin columns with decorations of leaves at the top Corinthian columns/capitals Word Originvia Latin from Greek Korinthios, from Korinthos ‘Corinth’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Corinthian