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Antic

A grotesque sculpture consisting of animals, human and foliage forms incongruously run together and used to decorate molding terminations and other parts of medieval architecture.
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A grotesque sculpture consisting of animal, human, and foliage forms incongruously run together and used to decorate molding terminations and many other parts of medieval architecture. Sometimes synonymous with grotesque or arabesque.
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