Share this entry

prostyle Syllabification: pro·style
Pronunciation: /ˈprōstīl/

Definition of prostyle in English:


A portico with a maximum of four columns.


Late 17th century: from Latin prostylos '(building) having pillars in front', from Greek pro 'before' + stulos 'column'.

Definition of prostyle in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources