Peristylar

peristyle

[per-uh-stahyl]
noun Architecture.
1.
a colonnade surrounding a building or an open space.
2.
an open space, as a courtyard, surrounded by a colonnade.

Origin:
1605–15; < Latin peristȳlum < Greek perístȳlon, noun use of neuter of perístȳlos surrounded with columns, equivalent to peri- peri- + -stȳlos -style2

peristylar, adjective
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peristyle (ˈpɛrɪˌstaɪl)
 
n
1.  a colonnade that surrounds a court or building
2.  an area that is surrounded by a colonnade
 
[C17: via French from Latin peristӯlum, from Greek peristulon, from peri- + stulos column]
 
peri'stylar
 
adj

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