noun lis·tel \ˈli-stəl, li-ˈstel\

Definition of listel

  1. :  a narrow band in architecture :  fillet

Origin and Etymology of listel

French, from Italian listello, diminutive of lista fillet, roster

First Known Use: 1598

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