- a horizontal superstructure supported by columns and composed of architrave, frieze, and cornice
- any structure like this
Origin of entablatureMiddle French from Italian intavolatura from intavolare from in-, in + tavola, table, base from Classical Latin tabula: see table
The horizontal upper section of a classical building, resting on columns and consisting of an architrave, frieze, and cornice.
Origin of entablatureObsolete 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 )
Ionic order entablature