(esp of a classical temple) having no roof
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How to use hypaethral in a sentence
The hypaethral is decastyle in both front and rear porticoes.Ten Books on Architecture | Vitruvius
Perhaps, therefore, they were hypaethral, like the temples of the Greeks.
We have done with those hypaethral temples, that were open above to the heavens, but we can have attics and skylights to them.The Poet at the Breakfast Table | Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Nor did the Romans construct hypaethral or uncovered temples with internal columns, like the Greeks.Beacon Lights of History, Volume III | John Lord