amphistylar

amphistylar

[am-fuh-stahy-ler]
adjective Architecture.
1.
(of a classical temple) having columns on both fronts.
2.
having columns at both sides.

Origin:
1900–05; amphi- + Greek stŷl(os) pillar + -ar1

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amphistylar (ˌæmfɪˈstaɪlə)
 
adj
1.  (esp of a classical temple) having a set of columns at both ends or at both sides
 
n
2.  a temple of this kind

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