pseudodipteral

[ soo-doh-dip-ter-uh l ]
/ ˌsu doʊˈdɪp tər əl /

adjective Architecture.

having an arrangement of columns suggesting a dipteral structure but without the inner colonnade.

Origin of pseudodipteral

1690–1700; < Greek pseudodípter(os) (see pseudo-, dipteral) + -al1
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Examples from the Web for pseudodipteral

  • These ideas are developed, as I have described, in the pseudodipteral arrangement of a temple.