stylobate

noun
sty·lo·bate | \ˈstī-lə-ˌbāt \

Definition of stylobate 

: a continuous flat coping or pavement supporting a row of architectural columns

First Known Use of stylobate

1694, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stylobate

Latin stylobates, from Greek, stylobatēs, from stylos pillar + bainein to walk, go — more at come

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