ditriglyph

noun di·triglyph \(ˈ)dī‧+\

Definition of ditriglyph

  1. :  a horizontal division in the Doric architectural style assumed to contain two triglyphs: such as a :  a single metope with its limiting triglyphs b :  two metopes with one whole and two half triglyphs, equaling an intercolumniation c :  the wide middle intercolumniation found in some porticoes d :  the space from the vertical axis of one metope to that of the next but one

ditriglyphic

adjective

There's more!

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!
Already a subscriber? Log in.

Origin and Etymology of ditriglyph

French ditriglyphe, from di- + triglyphe triglyph


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up ditriglyph? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!