zophorus

[zoh-fer-uh s]

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

a frieze having representations of people or animals.

Also zoophorus.

Origin of zophorus

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