Definition of plinth noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//plɪnθ//
; NAmE NAmE//plɪnθ//
Architectural features
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a block of stone on which a column or statue stands See related entries: Architectural features Word Originlate 16th cent.: from Latin plinthus, from Greek plinthos ‘tile, brick, squared stone’. The Latin form was in early use in English.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: plinth