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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue);
[syn: pedestal, plinth, footstall]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Plinth \Plinth\, n. [L. plinthus, Gr. ? a brick or tile, a plinth, perh. akin to E. flint: cf. F. plinthe.] (Arch.) In classical architecture, a vertically faced member immediately below the circular base of a column; also, the lowest member of a pedestal; hence, in general, the lowest member of a base; a sub-base; a block upon which the moldings of an architrave or trim are stopped at the bottom. See Illust. of Column. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

plinth n 1: an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue) [syn: pedestal, plinth, footstall]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

35 Moby Thesaurus words for "plinth": baluster, balustrade, banister, base, caryatid, colonnade, column, dado, die, footstalk, jack, newel-post, pedestal, pedicel, peduncle, pier, pilaster, pile, piling, pillar, pole, post, queen-post, shaft, socle, staff, stalk, stanchion, stand, standard, stem, subbase, surbase, trunk, upright