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 for Caryatides
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Caryatides \Car`y*at"i*des\, n. pl. [L., fr. Gr. ? (?)
     priestesses in the temple of Diana (the Greek Artemis) at
     Cary[ae] (Gr. ?), a village in Laconia; as an architectural
     term, caryatids.] (Arch)
     Caryatids.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Corresponding male figures were called Atlantes,
           Telamones, and Persians.
           [1913 Webster]

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