[ dek-uh-stahyl ]
/ ˈdɛk əˌstaɪl /
having ten columns.
(of a classical temple) having ten columns on one front or on each front.
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Sometimes dec·a·styl·ar [dek-uh-stahy-ler] /ˈdɛk əˌstaɪ lər/ .
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Example sentences from the Web for decastyle
The temple was decastyle, dipteral, with pronaos and vestibule, but no opisthodomos.
Decastyle, dek′a-stīl, n. a portico with ten columns in front.
The hypaethral is decastyle in both front and rear porticoes.Ten Books on Architecture|Vitruvius
British Dictionary definitions for decastyle
/ (ˈdɛkəˌstaɪl) /
architect a portico consisting of ten columns
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