trabeation, n.
/tray"bee ay'tid/, adj. Archit.
1. constructed with a beam or on the principle of a beam, as an entablature or flat ceiling.
2. denoting a form of architecture or system of construction employing beams or lintels exclusively.
Also, trabeate /tray"bee it, -ayt'/.
[1835-45; trabeat(ion) structure with beams ( < L trabe(s) beam + -ATION) + -ED2]

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