epistyle

noun

ep·​i·​style
ˈepəˌstīl
variants or less commonly epistylium
ˌepəˈstīlēəm
plural epistyles
ˈ⸗⸗ˌstīlz
or epistylia
ˌ⸗⸗ˈstīlēə

Word History

Etymology

Latin epistylium, from Greek epistylion, from epi- + Greek stylos pillar + -ion (diminutive suffix)

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“Epistyle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epistyle. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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