meros

[mee-ros]

noun

(in the Doric order) a flat surface between two channels of a triglyph.

Nearby words

  1. merope,
  2. meropia,
  3. meroplankton,
  4. merops,
  5. merorachischisis,
  6. merosmia,
  7. merosystolic,
  8. merotomy,
  9. merovingian,
  10. merovingians

Origin of meros

First recorded in 1795–1805, meros is from the Greek word mērós leg-bone, literally, thigh

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