Definition: Xenobot, Caryatid, Volute

Caryatid

Stone carving of a draped female figure, used as a pillar to support the entablature of a Greek or Greek-style building

 

Volute

A spiral scroll characteristic of Ionic capitals and also used in Corinthian and composite capitals

 

 

Definition: Stylobate, Triglyph, Metope

Stylobate

Continuous base supporting a row of columns in classical Greek architecture

 

Triglyph

A tablet in a Doric frieze with three vertical grooves in Ancient Greek architecture, alternating with metopes

 

Metope

Square or rectangular space between triglyphs in a Doric frieze, sometimes decorated with relief carvings

 

Definition: Screenome, Palestra, Thangka, Samsara, Myrolaban

Thangka

Tibetan Buddhist painting on cotton, silk appliqué, usually depicting a Buddhist deity, scene, or mandala (also tangka and thanka)

 

Samsara

Sanskrit word that means “wandering” or “world”, with the connotation of cyclic, circuitous change

 

Myrobalan

Can refer to several unrelated fruit-bearing plant species: Myrobalan Plum (also called Cherry plum), emblic myrobalan (also called Amla and Amalaki), Beleric Myrobalan (also called Bibhitaki), and Black Myrobalan (also called Haritaki and Chebulic myrobalans)