pycnostyle

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adjective

pyc·​no·​style
-ˌstīl
: having or constituting an intercolumniation of one and one-half diameters

pycnostyle

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noun

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plural -s
: a pycnostyle colonnade

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Greek pyknostylos with the pillars close together, from pykn- pycn- + stylos pillar

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

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