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dentil

noun den·til \ˈden-təl, -ˌtil\

Definition of DENTIL

:  one of a series of small projecting rectangular blocks forming a molding especially under a cornice
den·tiled \-təld, -ˌtild\ adjective

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Origin of DENTIL

obsolete French dentille, from Middle French, diminutive of dent
First Known Use: 1663

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