circa 1789, in the meaning defined above
borrowed from Latin amphiprostȳlos, borrowed from Greek amphipróstȳlos, from amphi- amphi- + próstȳlos "having pillars in front," from pro- pro- entry 1 + -stȳlos, adjective derivative of stŷlos "pillar, support" — more at steer entry 2
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“Amphiprostyle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amphiprostyle. Accessed 5 May. 2021.
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