zoophorus

noun
zo·​oph·​o·​rus | \ zōˈäfərəs \
plural zoophori\ -​fəˌrī \

Definition of zoophorus

: a frieze having continuous relief sculptures of men or animals or both

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History and Etymology for zoophorus

Latin, from Greek zōiophoros, from zōi- zo- + -phoros -phore

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“Zoophorus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zoophorus. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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