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Tuscan order:see Doric orderDoric order,
earliest of the orders of architecture developed by the Greeks and the one that they employed for most buildings. It is generally believed that the column and its capital derive from an earlier architecture in wood.
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One of the five classical orders; a simplified version of the Roman Doric order, with fewer and bolder moldings, unfluted columns, and a plain frieze, and without triglyphs.
One of the five Classical orders; a simplified version of the Roman Doric order to which it is similar, but has fewer and bolder moldings, unfluted columns, a plain frieze, and no triglyphs; its only decorative details are moldings.