hypostyle

[hahy-puh-stahyl, hip-uh-]Architecture
noun
  1. a hypostyle structure.

Origin of hypostyle

1825–35; < Greek hypóstȳlos resting on pillars, equivalent to hypo- hypo- + -stȳlos -style2
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hypostyle

adjective
  1. having a roof supported by columns
noun
  1. a building constructed in this way
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