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variants or less commonly polystylar
: having or supported by many columns
a polystyle court


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: a polystyle hall or edifice

Word History



polystyle from Greek polystylos, from poly- + stylos pillar; polystylar from Greek polystylos + English -ar

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“Polystyle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polystyle. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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