Architrave, What Is It?

Architrave is derived from the Greek and Latin words...
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Architrave is derived from the Greek and Latin words arche and trabs combined together to mean "main beam".

1560s, from M.Fr. architecte, from L. architectus, from Gk. arkhitekton "master builder," from arkhi- "chief" (see archon) + tekton "builder, carpenter".

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