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aegicrania (s) (noun), aegicranes; aegicrania (pl)
Sculptured ornaments, used in classical architecture, representing rams' heads or skulls: In Roman antiquity, sculptured goat heads, or aegicrania, were used as embellishments of alters, perhaps following a tradition of hanging up victims' heads.
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