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.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 28 January 2020.

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showing steady, earnest care and effort

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