anastylosis

[ an-uh-stahy-loh-sis ]
/ ˌæn ə staɪˈloʊ sɪs /

noun, plural an·a·sty·lo·ses [an-uh-stahy-loh-seez] /ˌæn ə staɪˈloʊ siz/.

the restoration of a ruined monument or building by reassembling fallen parts and, when necessary, incorporating newmaterials.

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Origin of anastylosis

1955–60; ana- + Gk stȳ́lōsis, derivative of styloûn to prop with pillars; see stylo-2, -osis
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