listel

[ lis-tl ]
/ ˈlɪs tl /

noun Architecture.

a narrow list or fillet.

Nearby words

  1. listed,
  2. listed building,
  3. listed company,
  4. listed security,
  5. listee,
  6. listen,
  7. listen in,
  8. listen to reason,
  9. listenable,
  10. listener

Origin of listel

1590–1600; < French < Italian listello, diminutive of lista band, list2

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Examples 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

listel

/ (ˈlɪstəl) /

noun

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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