astragal (plural astragals)

  1. (anatomy) Synonym of astragalus#English|astragalus: the bone forming the ball of the ankle joint.
  2. (plural only) Synonym of dice#English|dice.
  3. (architecture) A semicircular molding separating the architrave at the top or bottom of a column.
  4. A tool used to mold such features; similar tools used for connecting panes of glass in a window.
  5. (weaponry) A circular molding near the mouth of a cannon.
  6. (botany) Synonym of locoweed#English|locoweed of the genus Astragalus.
  7. (architecture) A molding attached to double doors to prevent drafts.

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