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pseudo- +‎ peripteral


pseudoperipteral (not comparable)

  1. (architecture) Falsely or imperfectly peripteral.
    A temple is pseudoperipteral if it has the columns at the sides attached to the walls, and an ambulatory only at the ends or at one end.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 pseudoperipteral in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)