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pseudodipteral

[ soo-doh-dip-ter-uhl ]
/ ˌsu doʊˈdɪp tər əl /
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adjective Architecture.
having an arrangement of columns suggesting a dipteral structure but without the inner colonnade.
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Origin of pseudodipteral

1690–1700; <Greek pseudodípter(os) (see pseudo-, dipteral) + -al1
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How to use pseudodipteral in a sentence

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

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