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



    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 Originlate Middle English: from Old French fin or Latin finis ‘end’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: finial