Definition of listel in English:

listel

Line breaks: lis¦tel
Pronunciation: /ˈlɪstəl
 
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noun

Architecture
A narrow flat strip between mouldings; a 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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