amphiprostyle

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English[edit]

A diagram of an amphiprostyle temple

Etymology[edit]

Latin amphiprostylos, from Ancient Greek ἀμφιπρόστυλος (amphipróstulos), from ἀμφί (amphí) + πρόστυλος (próstulos, having pillars).

Adjective[edit]

amphiprostyle (not comparable)

  1. (of a structure) Having columns at either end but not along the sides.

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Noun[edit]

amphiprostyle (plural amphiprostyles)

  1. An amphiprostyle temple or edifice.

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

amphiprostȳle

  1. vocative singular of amphiprostȳlos