[ lis-tl ]
/ ˈlɪs tl /
a narrow list or fillet.
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Origin of listel
1590–1600; <French <Italian listello, diminutive of lista band, list2
Words nearby listel
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Example sentences from the Web for listel
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
/ (ˈlɪstəl) /
another name for fillet (def. 8)
Word Origin for listel
C16: via French from Italian listello, diminutive of lista band, list ²
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