Definitions for "Broken pediment"
Keywords:  pediment, urn, finial, swan, scroll
An architectural design in which two half-pediments are separated by a void, recess, or some other feature.
A pediment broken along its perimeter; not solid; (Acorn Pediment) often contains an acorn in its broken portion; may be scroll-like (Rams Head Pediment).
Pediment with cornices ending before they meet at the top; finial often placed in the center