Definition of listel in English:

listel

noun

Architecture
  • A narrow flat strip between mouldings; a fillet.

    • ‘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’.

Pronunciation

listel

/ˈlɪstəl/