Definition of stylobate in English:

stylobate

Line breaks: stylo|bate
Pronunciation: /ˈstʌɪlə(ʊ)beɪt
 
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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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