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astylar

Line breaks: asty¦lar
Pronunciation: /əˈstʌɪlə
 
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Definition of astylar in English:

adjective

Architecture
(Of a classical building) lacking columns or pilasters.
Example sentences
  • She then describes the battle of the styles between Baroque, Palladian, and astylar designs for the great voluntary hospitals in Britain.
  • The facade has one unbroken surface - an early example of the astylar treatment.
  • These buildings are known as astylar, that is without columns.

Origin

mid 19th century: from a-1 'without' + Greek stulos 'column' + -ar1.

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