Today’s word of the day is belvedere, a roofed structure, especially a small pavilion or tower on top of a building, situated so as to command a wide view.
We have a pair of “lists of the day” today: words that roll of the tongue and words that stumble off the tongue.
Today’s word of the day is scagliola, plasterwork in imitation of ornamental marble, consisting of ground gypsum and glue colored with marble or granite dust.
Scagliola was used in the construction of some columns for the Mississippi State Capitol. (Photo by Ken Lund under Creative Commons License.)