di·​triglyph | \ (ˈ)dī‧+ \

Definition of ditriglyph

: 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

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Other Words from ditriglyph

ditriglyphic \ ¦dī‧+⸗¦⸗⸗ \ adjective

History and Etymology for ditriglyph

French ditriglyphe, from di- + triglyphe triglyph

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“Ditriglyph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ditriglyph. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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