[ uh-ree-uh-sis-tahyl, ar-ee-oh‐ ]
/ əˌri əˈsɪs taɪl, ˈær i oʊ‐ /
having an intercolumniation alternately of two and four diameters.
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Origin of araeosystyle
First recorded in 1825–35; from Greek araiós “thin, slender” + systyle
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