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architectonic

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adjective ar·chi·tec·ton·ic \ˌär-kə-ˌtek-ˈtä-nik\

Definition of architectonic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or according with the principles of architecture :  architectural

  2. 2 :  having an organized and unified structure that suggests an architectural design

architectonicallyplay \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin of architectonic

Latin architectonicus, from Greek architektonikos, from architektōn


First Known Use: 1645


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