Zoophorous

Zoophorous

Zo*["o]ph"o*rous\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?. See Zo["o]phoric.] (Anc. Arch.) The part between the architrave and cornice; the frieze; -- so called from the figures of animals carved upon it.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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