amphiprostyle

[ am-fip-ruh-stahyl, am-fuh-proh-stahyl ]
/ æmˈfɪp rəˌstaɪl, ˌæm fəˈproʊ staɪl /

adjective (of a classical temple)

prostyle on both fronts.

Origin of amphiprostyle

1700–10; < Latin amphiprostȳlus < Greek amphipróstȳlos. See amphi-, prostyle

Related forms

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

Derived Forms

amphiprostylar, adjective
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