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supercilium

[‚sü·pər′sil·ē·əm]
(anatomy)
The eyebrow.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

supercilium

1. The fillet above the uppermost molding or cyma of a cornice.
2. The small fillet on either side of the scotia of an Ionic base.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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I've debated the finer points of supercilium coloration; I own more field guides than I can count; and even, on occasion, I've pondered the various shades of brown found in sparrows' greater primary coverts.
(22) Contigeris nostros, Caesar, si forte libellos, / terrarum dominum pone supercilium. / Consueuere iocos uestri quoque ferre triumphi, / materiam dictis nec pudet esse ducet.