tetrastoon

noun
tet·​ra·​sto·​on | \ ˌte‧trəˈstōˌän, te‧ˈtrastəˌwän \
plural tetrastoa\ -​stōə , -​stəwə \

Definition of tetrastoon

: a courtyard enclosed by four porticoes

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History and Etymology for tetrastoon

Greek, from neuter of tetrastoos having four porticoes, from tetra- + stoa portico

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“Tetrastoon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tetrastoon. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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