parastas

noun par·a·stas \ ˈparəˌstas , pəˈrastəs \

Definition of parastas

plural parastades \pəˈrastəˌdēz\
:anta; especially :one of the two large antas enclosing a pronaos in ancient Greek buildings

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Origin and Etymology of parastas

Greek, from paristanai to place beside, from para- 1para- + histanai to make stand


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