amphistylar

adjective

am·​phi·​sty·​lar
¦amfə¦stīlə(r)
: marked by columniation consisting of free columns in porticoes either at both ends or at both sides of the structure and across the full ends or sides

Word History

Etymology

amphi- + -stylar

First Known Use

circa 1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amphistylar was circa 1902

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“Amphistylar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amphistylar. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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