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pseudo- +‎ dipteral. Compare French pseudodiptère.


pseudodipteral (not comparable)

  1. (architecture) Falsely or imperfectly dipteral, like a temple with the inner range of columns surrounding the cella omitted, so that the space between the cella wall and the columns is very great, being equal to two intercolumns and one column.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for pseudodipteral in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)