[ uh-ree-uh-stahyl ]
/ əˈri əˌstaɪl /
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having an intercolumniation of four diameters.
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Also a·re·o·style [uh-ree-uh-stahyl, ar-ee-oh‐] /əˈri əˌstaɪl, ˈær i oʊ‐/ .
Origin of araeostyle
1555–65; from Latin araeostȳlus, from Greek araióstȳlos “with few columns,” equivalent to araió(s) “thin, few” + -stylos -style2
Words nearby araeostyle
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Example sentences from the Web for araeostyle
In araeostyle temples one is free to arrange them as far apart as one likes.
In araeostyle temples, the columns should be constructed so that their thickness is one eighth part of their height.