- having ten columns.
- (of a classical temple) having ten columns on one front or on each front.
Sometimes dec·a·styl·ar [dek-uh-stahy-ler] /ˈdɛk əˌstaɪ lər/.
Origin of decastyle
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The hypaethral is decastyle in both front and rear porticoes.Ten Books on Architecture
The temple was decastyle, dipteral, with pronaos and vestibule, but no opisthodomos.
Decastyle, dek′a-stīl, n. a portico with ten columns in front.
- architect a portico consisting of ten columns
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