bandelet

noun

ban·​de·​let
¦ban-də-¦let,
ˈband-lət
variants or less commonly bandelette
¦ban-də-¦let
or bandlet
ˈband-lət
plural -s
architecture
: a little band or flat molding about a column

Word History

Etymology

French bandelette, diminutive of bande strip

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“Bandelet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bandelet. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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