Dipteral
Dipteral Dip"ter*al, a. 1. (Zo["o]l.) Having two wings only; belonging to the order Diptera. [1913 Webster]

2. (Anc. Arch.) Having a double row of columns on each on the flanks, as well as in front and rear; -- said of a temple. [1913 Webster]


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  • Dipteral — Diptéral Un temple grec Diptéral est caractérisé par une double rangée de colonnes sur l intégralité de son pourtour. Ce document provient de « Dipt%C3%A9ral ». Catégorie : Architecture de la Grèce antique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • dipteral — [dip′tər əl] adj. Archit. surrounded by a double row of columns …   English World dictionary

  • Diptéral — Un temple grec Diptéral est caractérisé par une double rangée de colonnes sur l intégralité de son pourtour. Portail de l’architecture et de l’urbanisme …   Wikipédia en Français

  • dipteral — /dip teuhr euhl/, adj. Entomol., Bot. dipterous. [1805 15; < L dipter(us) ( < Gk dípteros; see DIPTERA) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • dipteral — adjective a) Having two wings only. b) Belonging to the order of insects Diptera …   Wiktionary

  • dipteral — dip·ter·al || dɪptrÉ™l adj. (Architecture) having a double row of columns on each side, front and rear; having two wings n. building with two wings (Architecture) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dipteral — [ dɪpt(ə)r(ə)l] adjective Architecture having a double peristyle. Origin C19: from L. dipteros (from Gk, from di twice + pteron wing ) + al …   English new terms dictionary

  • dipteral — dip·ter·al …   English syllables

  • dipteral — /ˈdɪptərəl/ (say diptuhruhl) adjective 1. Architecture having two rows of columns on all sides. 2. Biology → dipterous. {di 1 + pter(o) + al1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • dipteral — adj. Archit. having a double peristyle. Etymology: L dipteros f. Gk (as DI (1), pteron wing) …   Useful english dictionary

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