peristylia

peristylium

[per-uh-stahy-lee-uhm, -stil-ee-]
noun, plural peristylia [per-uh-stahy-lee-uh, -stil-ee-uh] .
a peristyle.

Origin:
1665–75; < Latin peristȳlium < Greek peristȳ́lion, diminutive of perístȳlon peristyle

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To peristylia
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: peristyle
Next Definition: peristylium
Words Near: peristylia
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for peristylia
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing peristylia
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature