noun pro·sta·sis \prōˈstāsə̇s\

Definition of prostasis



  1. :  the space between the antas of a portico in antis

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Origin and Etymology of prostasis

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

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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