Definition of prostyle in English:

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prostyle

Pronunciation: /ˈprəʊstʌɪl/

noun

Architecture
A portico with a maximum of four columns.

Origin

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

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