Meaning of antefix


Pronunciation: (an'tu-fiks"), [key]
— pl. -fix•es, -fix•a
  1. an upright ornament at the eaves of a tiled roof, to conceal the foot of a row of convex tiles that cover the joints of the flat tiles.
  2. an ornament above the top molding of a cornice.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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