Entablature



[en-tab-luh-cher, -choo r] /ɛnˈtæb lə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər/

noun, Architecture.
1.
the entire construction of a classical temple or the like between the columns and the eaves, usually composed of an architrave, a frieze, and a cornice.
/ɛnˈtæblətʃə/
noun (architect)
1.
the part of a classical temple above the columns, having an architrave, a frieze, and a cornice
2.
any construction of similar form
n.

1610s, nativization of Italian intavolatura; see en- (1) + tablature.

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