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hypostyle

hypostyle

adjective hy·po·style \ˈhī-pə-ˌstī(-ə)l\

Definition of HYPOSTYLE

:  having the roof resting on rows of columns
hypostyle noun

Origin of HYPOSTYLE

Greek hypostylos, from hypo- + stylos pillar — more at steer
First Known Use: 1831

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