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

     

    finial

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈfɪniəl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪniəl//
     
     
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  1. 1(architecture) a decorative part at the top of a roof, wall, etc.
  2. 2a decorative part that fits on the end of a curtain pole
  3. Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French fin or Latin finis ‘end’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: finial