prostyle

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adjective

pro·​style
ˈprōˌstīl
: marked by columniation consisting of free columns in a front portico only and across the full front of the structure compare amphiprostyle, pseudoprostyle

prostyle

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noun

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plural -s
: a prostyle building

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Latin prostylos having pillars in front, from Greek, from pro- pro- entry 1 + stylos pillar

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“Prostyle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prostyle. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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