Definition of stylobate in English:

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stylobate

Pronunciation: /ˈstīləˌbāt/

noun

A continuous base supporting a row of columns in classical Greek architecture.

Origin

Late 17th century: via Latin from Greek stulobatēs, from stulos 'pillar' + batēs 'base' (from bainein 'to walk').

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Syllabification: sty·lo·bate

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