noun met·o·pe \ˈme-tə-(ˌ)pē\

Definition of METOPE

:  the space between two triglyphs of a Doric frieze often adorned with carved work

Origin of METOPE

Greek metopē, from meta- + opē opening; akin to Greek ōps eye, face — more at eye
First Known Use: 1563


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