anastylosis

noun an·a·sty·lo·sis \ˌanəˌstīˈlōsə̇s\

Definition of anastylosis

plural

anastyloses

\-ōˈsēz\
  1. :  the reconstruction of a monument from fallen parts

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Origin and Etymology of anastylosis

New Latin, from ana- + Greek stylōsis colonnade, from styloun to prop with pillars (from stylos pillar) + -sis — more at steer


First Known Use: 1944


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