abamurus

abamurus

[‚a·bə′myu̇r·əs]
(architecture)
A masonry block, in the form of a buttress, used to support a structure.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

abamurus

A buttress, or a second wall added to strengthen another.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.