nounpl. -·tae· or -·tas
Archit. a pilaster built out from the end of a wall, as on either side of a doorway
Origin of antaClassical Latin
American National Theatre and Academy
A pilaster forming the end of a projecting lateral wall, as in some Greek temples, and constituting one boundary of the portico.
Origin of antaFrom Latin antae pilasters
plan of the Treasury
of the Athenians