plural -s
: an intercolumniation of two diameters

Word History


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

First Known Use

1563, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of systyle was in 1563

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“Systyle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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