Triglyphical
Triglyphic Tri*glyph"ic, Triglyphical Tri*glyph"ic*al, a. 1. Consisting of, or pertaining to, triglyphs. [1913 Webster]

2. Containing three sets of characters or sculptures. [1913 Webster]


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  • triglyphical — adjective see triglyph …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Triglyphic — Tri*glyph ic, Triglyphical Tri*glyph ic*al, a. 1. Consisting of, or pertaining to, triglyphs. [1913 Webster] 2. Containing three sets of characters or sculptures. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • triglyph — noun Etymology: Latin triglyphus, from Greek triglyphos, from tri + glyphein to carve more at cleave Date: 1563 a slightly projecting rectangular tablet in a Doric frieze with two vertical channels of V section and two corresponding chamfers or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • triglyph — triglyphed, adj. triglyphic, triglyphical, adj. /truy glif /, n. Archit. a structural member of a Doric frieze, separating two consecutive metopes, and consisting typically of a rectangular block with two vertical grooves or glyphs, and two… …   Universalium

  • triglyph — n. Archit. each of a series of tablets with three vertical grooves, alternating with metopes in a Doric frieze. Derivatives: triglyphic adj. triglyphical adj. Etymology: L triglyphus f. Gk trigluphos (as TRI , gluphe carving) …   Useful english dictionary

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