octastyle

adjective
oc·​ta·​style
variants: or less commonly octostyle \ ˈäktəˌstīl \

Definition of octastyle

: marked by columniation with eight columns across the front — compare distyle

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History and Etymology for octastyle

Latin octastylos, from Greek oktastylos, from okta- octa- + -stylos -style

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“Octastyle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/octastyle. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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