[met-uh-pee, -ohp] /ˈmɛt əˌpi, -oʊp/

noun, Architecture.
any of the square spaces, either decorated or plain, between triglyphs in the Doric frieze.
/ˈmɛtəʊp; ˈmɛtəpɪ/
(architect) a square space between two triglyphs in a Doric frieze


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