systyle

noun
sys·​tyle | \ ˈsiˌstīl \
plural -s

Definition of systyle

: an intercolumniation of two diameters

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First Known Use of systyle

1563, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for systyle

Latin systylos, from Greek, having columns close together, from syn- + stylos column, pillar

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“Systyle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/systyle. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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