Bezant

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Bezant

An ornament shaped like a coin or disc, sometimes used in a series in decorative molding designs.
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bezant
An ornament shaped like a coin or disk; sometimes used in a series in decorative molding designs.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.