stylobate

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin stylobata, from Ancient Greek στυλοβάτης (stulobátēs), from στῦλος (stûlos, pillar) + βαίνειν (baínein, to go, to walk).

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stylobate (plural stylobates or stylobata)

  1. (Classical Greek architecture) The top step of the crepidoma, i.e. the platform upon which the superstructure of the building is erected.

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