noun di·a·style \ˈdīəˌstīl\

Definition of diastyle



  1. :  intercolumniation of three diameters

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Origin and Etymology of diastyle

Latin diastylos having a space of three diameters between columns, from Greek, from dia- through, apart + stylos column — more at dia-, style

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