monopteros

[ mo-nop-tuh-ros, moh- ]
/ mɒˈnɒp təˌrɒs, moʊ- /

noun, plural mo·nop·te·roi [mo-nop-tuh-roi, moh-] /mɒˈnɒp təˌrɔɪ, moʊ-/.


Nearby words

  1. monopropellant,
  2. monoprotic,
  3. monopsony,
  4. monopteral,
  5. monopteron,
  6. monorail,
  7. monorchid,
  8. monorchidism,
  9. monorchism,
  10. monorhinous

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British Dictionary definitions for monopteros

monopteros

monopteron

/ (mɒnˈɒptəˌrɒs) /

noun plural -teroi (-təˌrɔɪ) or -tera (-tərə)

a circular classical building, esp a temple, that has a single ring of columns surrounding it
Derived Formsmonopteral, adjective

Word Origin for monopteros

C18: Late Latin from Greek, from mono- + pteron a wing

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