• Definition for "peripteral"
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peripteral definition

  • adjective:
    • Architecture Having an individual row of columns on all edges.
    • in the middle of one row of articles
    • Having columns on all edges; -- said of an edifice. See apteral.
    • having articles on all edges
  • others:
    • In structure, enclosed by one selection of columns: stated particularly of a temple when the cella is in the middle of columns. See cut-under opisthodomos.
  • noun:
    • Any peripteral building, specifically a Greek or Roman temple with articles on every part. In addition peripteros. See slashed at opisthodomus.
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