Pronunciation: (fin'ē-ul, fī'nē-), [key]
1. Archit.a relatively small, ornamental, terminal feature at the top of a gable, pinnacle, etc.
2. an ornamental termination to the top of a piece of furniture, or of one part of such a piece.
3. Typography.a curve terminating the main stroke of the characters in some italic fonts.
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