Learn how to say Cornice correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word cornice:
1an ornamental moulding round the wall of a room just below the ceiling.
a horizontal moulded projection crowning a building or structure, especially the uppermost member of the entablature of an order, surmounting the frieze.
2an overhanging mass of hardened snow at the edge of a mountain precipice.
mid 16th century: from French corniche, from Italian cornice, perhaps from Latin cornix ‘crow’ (compare with corbel), but influenced by Greek korōnis ‘coping stone’