Pentastyle
Pentastyle Pen"ta*style, a. [Penta- + Gr. ? a pillar.] (Arch.) Having five columns in front; -- said of a temple or portico in classical architecture. -- n. A portico having five columns. [1913 Webster]

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  • pentastyle — [pɛ̃tastil] adj. ÉTYM. 1868, Littré; de penta , et grec stûlos « colonne ». ❖ ♦ Didact. (archit.). Se dit d un édifice à cinq rangs de colonnes (sur la façade). || Temple pentastyle …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • pentastyle — /pen teuh stuyl /, adj. Archit. 1. having five columns. 2. (of a classical temple or a building in the style of one) having five columns on one or each front. [1720 30; PENTA + STYLE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • pentastyle — (pin ta sti l ) 1°   Adj. Terme de botanique. Qui porte cinq styles. 2°   S. m. Terme d architecture. Édifice qui a cinq rangs de colonnes à la face de devant. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Penta..., et du grec, style, colonne …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • pentastyle — pen·ta·style …   English syllables

  • pentastyle — ˈpentəˌstīl adjective Etymology: penta + style : marked by columniation with five columns across the front compare distyle …   Useful english dictionary

  • pentastylos — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈstīˌläs noun ( es) Etymology: New Latin, from penta + stylos style : a pentastyle building * * * /pen teuh stuy los/, n. a pentastyle building, as a classical temple. [ NL; see PENTASTYLE …   Useful english dictionary

  • pentastylos — /pen teuh stuy los/, n. a pentastyle building, as a classical temple. [ < NL; see PENTASTYLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • pentastil — PENTASTÍL s.n. Templu antic cu cinci coloane. [< fr. pentastyle, cf. gr. pente – cinci, stylos – coloană]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 19.07.2005. Sursa: DN  PENTASTÍL, Ă adj., s. n. (templu antic) cu cinci coloane. (< fr. pentastyle) …   Dicționar Român

  • Greek temple — Greek temples (Ancient Greek: polytonic|ὁ ναός , gr. ho naós dwelling , semantically distinct from Latin la. templum temple ) were structures built to house the cult statues within Greek sanctuaries. The temples themselves did usually not… …   Wikipedia

  • State Bank Building, Decatur Branch (Old State Bank) — The Old State Bank is a historic old bank building in Decatur, Alabama, United States, which first opened its doors on July 29, 1833. It was authorized by the Alabama General Assembly in 1830 to be one of three branches of the Alabama State Bank …   Wikipedia

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