Definition of Octostyle. Meaning of Octostyle. Synonyms of Octostyle

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Definition of Octostyle

Octostyle Oc"to*style, a. [Octo- + Gr. ? a pillar: cf.F. octostyle.] (Arch.) Having eight columns in the front; -- said of a temple or portico. The Parthenon is octostyle, but most large Greek temples are hexastele. See Hexastyle. -- n. An octostyle portico or temple.

Meaning of Octostyle from wikipedia

- A portico is a porch leading to the entrance of a building, or extended as a colonnade, with a roof structure over a walkway, supported by columns or enclosed...