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zophorus

[zoh-fer-uh s] /ˈzoʊ fər əs/
noun, plural zophori
[zoh-fuh-rahy] /ˈzoʊ fəˌraɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a frieze having representations of people or animals.
Also, zoophorus.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; < Latin zōphorus < Greek zōiophóros. See zoo-, -phore
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