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amphiprostyle

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adjective am·phi·pro·style \ˌam(p)-fi-ˈprō-ˌstī(-ə)l\

Definition of amphiprostyle

  1. :  having columns at each end only <an amphiprostyle building>

amphiprostyle noun


Origin of amphiprostyle

Latin amphiprostylos, from Greek, from amphi- + prostylos having pillars in front, from pro- + stylos pillar — more at steer


First Known Use: 1850


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