: a narrow band in architecture : fillet

Word History


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

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of listel was in 1598

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“Listel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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