in a Doric frieze, a slightly projecting, rectangular block occurring at regular intervals and having two vertical grooves (glyphs) and two chamfers or half grooves at the sides
Origin of triglyphClassical Latin triglyphus from Classical Greek triglyphos: see tri- and glyph
An ornament in a Doric frieze, consisting of a projecting block having on its face two parallel vertical glyphs or grooves and two half grooves or chamfers on either vertical end, that separates the metopes.
Origin of triglyphLatin trīglyphus from Greek trigluphos tri- three ; see trei- in Indo-European roots. gluphē carving ; see glyph .
entablature of a Doric order building
tri- +"Ž glyph