stylobate

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noun sty·lo·bate \ˈstī-lə-ˌbāt\

Definition of stylobate

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

Origin and Etymology of stylobate

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


First Known Use: 1694


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