ditriglyph

[ dahy-trahy-glif ]
/ daɪˈtraɪˌglɪf /

noun (in Doric architecture)

the distance, on centers, between a metope and the second one distant.
an intercolumniation having two whole triglyphs.

QUIZZES

TAKE THIS QUIZ IF A DAZZLING VOCABULARY IS YOUR DESIDERATUM!

Have the Words of the Day from October 19–25, 2020, made an indelible mark on your memory? Take the quiz to find out!
Question 1 of 7
What does “clement” mean?

Origin of ditriglyph

From the French word ditriglyphe, dating back to 1720–30. See di-1, triglyph

OTHER WORDS FROM ditriglyph

di·tri·glyph·ic, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020