prostasis

noun
pro·​sta·​sis | \ prōˈstāsə̇s \
plural -es

Definition of prostasis

: the space between the antas of a portico in antis

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History and Etymology for prostasis

Greek, portico, from proïstanai to put in front, from pro- pro- entry 1 + histanai to cause to stand

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“Prostasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prostasis. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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