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amphiprostyle

[ am-fip-ruh-stahyl, am-fuh-proh-stahyl ]
/ æmˈfɪp rəˌstaɪl, ˌæm fəˈproʊ staɪl /
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adjective (of a classical temple)

prostyle on both fronts.

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Origin of amphiprostyle

1700–10; <Latin amphiprostȳlus<Greek amphipróstȳlos.See amphi-, prostyle
am·phip·ro·sty·lar, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for amphiprostyle

amphiprostyle
/ (æmˈfɪprəˌstaɪl, ˌæmfɪˈprəʊstaɪl) /

adjective

(esp of a classical temple) having a set of columns at both ends but not at the sides

noun

a temple of this kind
amphiprostylar, adjective
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