Definition of rudenture in US English:

rudenture

noun

Architecture
rare
  • A convex moulding or ornament in the form of a rope.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Ephraim Chambers (?1680–1740), encyclopaedist. From French rudenture from rudenté + -ure.

Pronunciation

rudenture

/rʊˈdɛntʃə/