/ (hɪˈpiːθrəl, haɪ-) /
(esp of a classical temple) having no roof
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Word Origin for hypaethral
C18: from Latin hypaethrus uncovered, from Greek hupaithros, from hypo- + aithros clear sky
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Example sentences from the Web for hypaethral
Perhaps, therefore, they were hypaethral, like the temples of the Greeks.
The hypaethral is decastyle in both front and rear porticoes.Ten Books on Architecture|Vitruvius