Antae
Anta An"ta, n.; pl. {Ant[ae]}. [L.] (Arch.) A species of pier produced by thickening a wall at its termination, treated architecturally as a pilaster, with capital and base. [1913 Webster]

Note: Porches, when columns stand between two ant[ae], are called in Latin in antis. [1913 Webster]


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