prostyle

adjective
pro·​style | \ ˈprōˌstīl \

Definition of prostyle

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: marked by columniation consisting of free columns in a front portico only and across the full front of the structure — compare amphiprostyle, pseudoprostyle

prostyle

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of prostyle (Entry 2 of 2)

: a prostyle building

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History and Etymology for prostyle

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 28 Sep. 2021.

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