Octostyle

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Octostyle (Arch) Having eight columns in the front; -- said of a temple or portico. The Parthenon is octostyle, but most large Greek temples are hexastyle. See Hexastyle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • octostyle See octastyle.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Octostyle ok′tō-stīl an edifice or portico with eight pillars in front.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Octo-, + Gr. a pillar: cf. F. octostyle,