diastyle

[ dahy-uh-stahyl ]
/ ˈdaɪ əˌstaɪl /

adjective Architecture.

having an intercolumniation of three diameters.

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Origin of diastyle

1555–65; <Latin diastȳlos<Greek diástȳlos with columns far apart, equivalent to dia-dia- + -stȳlos-style2
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British Dictionary definitions for diastyle

diastyle
/ (ˈdaɪəˌstaɪl) architect /

adjective

having columns about three diameters apart

noun

a diastyle building

Word Origin for diastyle

C16: via Latin from Greek diastӯlos having spaced pillars
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