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columnar

[kuh-luhm-ner] /kəˈlʌm nər/
adjective
1.
shaped like a column.
2.
characterized by columns:
columnar architecture.
3.
Also, columnal. printed, arranged, etc., in columns:
data in columnar form.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; < Late Latin columnāris, equivalent to column(a) column + -āris -ar1
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columnarity
[kol-uh m-nar-i-tee] /ˌkɒl əmˈnær ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
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Word Origin and History for columnarity

columnar

adj.

1728, from Late Latin columnaris "rising in the form of a pillar," from columna "column" (see column).

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