entablature[en tab′lə c̸hər]
entablature definition by Webster's New World
- a horizontal superstructure supported by columns and composed of architrave, frieze, and cornice
- any structure like this
Origin: Middle French ; from Italian intavolatura ; from intavolare ; from in-, in plush tavola, table, base ; from Classical Latin tabula: see table
entablature definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Obsolete French, from Italian intavolatura, from intavolare, to put on a table : in-, in, on (from Latin; see en-1) + tavola, table (from Latin tabula, board).
an Ionic order entablatureA. cornice B. frieze C. architrave D. entablature