Doric order(redirected from Greek Doric)
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1. The oldest and simplest of the three main orders of classical Greek architecture, characterized by heavy fluted columns with plain, saucer-shaped capitals and no base.
2. A Roman order of similar design but with the addition of a base.
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|Noun||1.||Doric order - the oldest and simplest of the Greek orders and the only one that normally has no base|
order - (architecture) one of original three styles of Greek architecture distinguished by the type of column and entablature used or a style developed from the original three by the Romans