decastyle

[ dek-uh-stahyl ]
/ ˈdɛk əˌstaɪl /
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adjective Architecture.

having ten columns.
(of a classical temple) having ten columns on one front or on each front.

Nearby words

  1. decarboxylase,
  2. decarboxylate,
  3. decarboxylation,
  4. decarburize,
  5. decare,
  6. decastylos,
  7. decasualize,
  8. decasyllabic,
  9. decasyllable,
  10. decathect

Sometimes dec·a·styl·ar [dek-uh-stahy-ler] /ˈdɛk əˌstaɪ lər/.

Origin of decastyle

1720–30; < Latin decastȳlos < Greek dekástȳlos, equivalent to déka deca- + -stȳlos -style2

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British Dictionary definitions for decastyle

decastyle

/ (ˈdɛkəˌstaɪl) /

noun

architect a portico consisting of ten columns
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