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listel

[lis-tl] /ˈlɪs tl/
noun, Architecture.
1.
a narrow list or fillet.
Origin of listel
1590-1600
1590-1600; < French < Italian listello, diminutive of lista band, list2
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  • The short band, corresponding to the triglyph, beneath the tnia moulding which crowns the epistyle; the listel.

    History of Ancient Art Franz von Reber
British Dictionary definitions for listel

listel

/ˈlɪstəl/
noun
1.
another name for fillet (sense 8)
Word Origin
C16: via French from Italian listello, diminutive of lista band, list²
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