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bal•te•us



Pronunciation: (bal'tē-us, bôl'-), [key]
n.,
pl. -te•iPronunciation: (-tē-ī"). [key]

1. (on an Ionic capital) the horizontal band connecting the volutes on either side.
2. (in an ancient Roman amphitheater) a horizontal walk dividing upper and lower tiers.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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