Cyrtostyle
Cyrtostyle Cyr"to*style (s?r"t?-st?l), n. [Gr. ???? bent + ??? pillar.] (Arch.) A circular projecting portion. [1913 Webster]

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  • cyrtostyle — /serr teuh stuyl /, n. a convex portico, as at an entrance. [ < Gk kyrtó(s) curved + STYLE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • cyrtostyle — cyr·to·style …   English syllables

  • cyrtostyle — ˈsərd.əˌstīl noun ( s) Etymology: cyrt + style : a circular projecting columned portico * * * /serr teuh stuyl /, n. a convex portico, as at an entrance. [ < Gk kyrtó(s) curved + STYLE2] …   Useful english dictionary

  • cyrt- — combining form or cyrto Etymology: New Latin, from Greek kyrt , kyrto , from kyrtos bulging, convex; akin to Latin curvus curved more at crown : bent : curved …   Useful english dictionary

  • -style — I. ˌstīl noun combining form ( s) Etymology: Late Latin stylon, from Latin, neuter of stylos characterized by the presence of (so many) pillars, from Greek, from stylos pillar more at steer 1 …   Useful english dictionary

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