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zophorus

[ zoh-fer-uhs ]
/ ˈzoʊ fər əs /
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noun, plural zo·pho·ri [zoh-fuh-rahy]. /ˈzoʊ fəˌraɪ/.

a frieze having representations of people or animals.

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Also zoophorus.

Origin of zophorus

1555–65; <Latin zōphorus<Greek zōiophóros.See zoo-, -phore
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