Definition of listel in English:

listel

Syllabification: lis·tel
Pronunciation: /ˈlistəl
 
/

noun

Architecture
A narrow strip with a flat surface running between moldings. Also called fillet.
More example sentences
  • The great cornices found in northern Italy are rare in the South, and are frequently reduced to simple listels.

Origin

late 16th century: from Italian listello, diminutive of lista 'strip, band'.

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