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orthostat

[awr-thuh-stat] /ˈɔr θəˌstæt/
noun
1.
(in a classical temple) any of a number of large stone slabs revetting the lower part of the cella.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; < Greek orthostátēs, equivalent to ortho- ortho- + státēs that stands; see -stat
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