Definition of monopteros in English:

monopteros

Line breaks: mon|op¦teros
Pronunciation: /məˈnɒptərɒs/

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noun

  • A classical temple consisting of a single circle of columns supporting a roof.

Derivatives

monopteral

adjective

Origin

late 17th century: from medieval Latin (adjective used as a noun), from Greek monos 'single' + pteron 'wing'.

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