from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Latin plural of lacunar.


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  • This is not because it is unlovely in appearance or origin or dignity of form, but because the arrangement of the triglyphs and metopes (lacunaria) is an embarrassment and inconvenience to the work.

    The Ten Books on Architecture Vitruvius Pollio

  • In these ways all defects will be corrected, whether in metopes or intercolumniations or lacunaria, as all the arrangements have been made with uniformity.

    The Ten Books on Architecture Vitruvius Pollio

  • Cum peritiores architecti neque aurea lacunaria ponenda in bibliothecis putent neque pavimenta alia quam a

    The Care of Books John Willis Clark 1871


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