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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ped·i·ment /ˈpɛdəmənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ped·i·ment n.  Arch. Originally, in classical architecture, the triangular space forming the gable of a simple roof; hence, a similar form used as a decoration over porticoes, doors, windows, etc.; also, a rounded or broken frontal having a similar position and use. See Temple.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a triangular gable between a horizontal entablature and a
          sloping roof