decastyle

[ dek-uh-stahyl ]

adjectiveArchitecture.
  1. having ten columns.

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

Origin of decastyle

1
1720–30; <Latin decastȳlos<Greek dekástȳlos, equivalent to dékadeca- + -stȳlos-style2
  • Sometimes dec·a·styl·ar [dek-uh-stahy-ler] /ˈdɛk əˌstaɪ lər/ .

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British Dictionary definitions for decastyle

decastyle

/ (ˈdɛkəˌstaɪl) /


noun
  1. architect a portico consisting of ten columns

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