noun, plural an·te·fix·es, an·te·fix·a [an-tuh-fik-suh] /ˈæn təˌfɪk sə/. Architecture.
- 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.
- an ornament above the top molding of a cornice.
noun plural -fixes or -fixa (-ˌfɪksə)
- a carved ornament at the eaves of a roof to hide the joint between the tiles