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scŏtĭa , ae, f., = σκοτία, in architect.
I. A hollow moulding in the base of a column, a scotia, Vitr. 3, 5, 2.—
II. A gutter at the end of a cornice, Vitr. 4, 3, 6.
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    • Vitruvius, On Architecture, 3.5.2
    • Vitruvius, On Architecture, 4.3.6
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