amphiprostyle

adjective
am·​phi·​pro·​style | \ ˌam(p)-fi-ˈprō-ˌstī(-ə)l How to pronounce amphiprostyle (audio) \

Definition of amphiprostyle

: having columns at each end only an amphiprostyle building

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amphiprostyle noun

First Known Use of amphiprostyle

circa 1789, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amphiprostyle

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

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The first known use of amphiprostyle was circa 1789

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“Amphiprostyle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amphiprostyle. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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