triglyph

noun
tri·glyph | \ ˈtrī-ˌglif \

Definition of triglyph 

: a slightly projecting rectangular tablet in a Doric frieze with two vertical channels of V section and two corresponding chamfers or half channels on the vertical sides

Other words from triglyph

triglyphic \trī-ˈgli-fik \ or triglyphical \trī-ˈgli-fi-kəl \ adjective

First Known Use of triglyph

1563, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for triglyph

Latin triglyphus, from Greek triglyphos, from tri- + glyphein to carve — more at cleave

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