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metope (archit.) square space between triglyphs of the Doric frieze. XVI (methopa). — L. metopa — Gr. metópē, f. metá between, META- + opaí holes in a frieze to receive the beam ends.

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metope

metope.
1. Plain or enriched slab on the Doric Order frieze between triglyphs.

2. Intersectio, metoche, or space between dentils.

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