hypostyle

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adjective hy·po·style \ˈhī-pə-ˌstī(-ə)l\

Definition of hypostyle

  1. :  having the roof resting on rows of columns

hypostyle

noun

Origin and Etymology of hypostyle

Greek hypostylos, from hypo- + stylos pillar — more at steer


First Known Use: 1831

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