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pentastyle

[pen-tuh-stahyl] /ˈpɛn təˌstaɪl/
adjective, Architecture
1.
having five columns.
2.
(of a classical temple or a building in the style of one) having five columns on one or each front.
Origin of pentastyle
1720-1730
1720-30; penta- + -style2
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  • A portico having five pillars, A, is called the pentastyle in temples of classical construction.

    Carpentry for Boys J. S. Zerbe

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