a combining form of style(defs 14, 15): blastostyle.

Nearby words

  1. -stichous,
  2. -stome,
  3. -stomous,
  4. -stomy,
  5. -stress,
  6. -sy,
  7. -t,
  8. -tactic,
  9. -tastic,
  10. -taxis

Compare stylo-1.



a combining form with the meanings “column,” “columned,” “having columns (of the kind specified)” used in the formation of compound words: orthostyle; urostyle.
Compare stylo-2.

Origin of -style

< Greek stŷlos column or -stȳlos -columned, adj. derivative of stŷlos

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