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 amp; 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 tr&imacron;glyphus, from Greek trigluphos : tri-, three; see trei- in Indo-European roots + gluph&emacron;, carving; see glyph.
entablature of a Doric order building
tri- +"Ž glyph