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adjective Architecture.
  1. having an intercolumniation of four diameters.
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Also areostyle.

Origin of araeostyle

1555–65; < Latin araeostȳlus < Greek araióstȳlos with few columns, equivalent to araió(s) thin, few + -stylos -style2
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Historical Examples of araeostyle

  • In araeostyle temples one is free to arrange them as far apart as one likes.

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  • In araeostyle temples, the columns should be constructed so that their thickness is one eighth part of their height.