octostyle definition

  • adjective:
    • A temple or portico with eight articles ahead.
    • Having eight articles right in front; -- stated of a temple or portico. The Parthenon is octostyle, but most large Greek temples tend to be hexastyle. See hexastyle.
  • others:
    • See octastyle.

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