proto-Ionic

[ proh-toh-ahy-on-ik ]
/ ˌproʊ toʊ aɪˈɒn ɪk /

adjective

of or relating to architecture supposedly anticipating the Grecian Ionic order.

Origin of proto-Ionic

First recorded in 1885–90
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