decastylar

decastyle

[dek-uh-stahyl]
adjective Architecture.
1.
having ten columns.
2.
(of a classical temple) having ten columns on one front or on each front.
Also, decastylar.


Origin:
1720–30; < Latin decastȳlos < Greek dekástȳlos, equivalent to déka deca- + -stȳlos -style2

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decastyle (ˈdɛkəˌstaɪl)
 
n
architect a portico consisting of ten columns

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