dentil band


noun

(in classical architecture) a molding occupying the position of a row of dentils and often cut to resemble one.

Nearby words

  1. dentiform,
  2. dentifrice,
  3. dentigerous,
  4. dentigerous cyst,
  5. dentil,
  6. dentilabial,
  7. dentilingual,
  8. dentin,
  9. dentin dysplasia,
  10. dentinal

Origin of dentil band

First recorded in 1815–25

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