Definition of triglyph
: a slightly projecting rectangular tablet in a Doric frieze with two vertical channels of V section and two corresponding chamfers or half channels on the vertical sides
Origin of triglyph
Latin triglyphus, from Greek triglyphos, from tri- + glyphein to carve — more at cleave
First Known Use: 1563
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