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amphistylar

[ am-fuh-stahy-ler ]
/ ˌæm fəˈstaɪ lər /
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adjective Architecture.

(of a classical temple) having columns on both fronts.
having columns at both sides.

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Origin of amphistylar

1900–05; amphi- + Greek stŷl(os) pillar + -ar1
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British Dictionary definitions for amphistylar

amphistylar
/ (ˌæmfɪˈstaɪlə) /

adjective

(esp of a classical temple) having a set of columns at both ends or at both sides

noun

a temple of this kind
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