pl. sto′ae or sto′as
a portico, as in ancient Greece, having a wall on one side and pillars on the other
Origin of stoaClassical Greek ; from Indo-European an unverified form st?u- ; from base an unverified form st?- from source stand
nounpl. sto·as or sto·ae
An ancient Greek covered walk or colonnade, usually having columns on one side and a wall on the other.
Origin of stoaGreek, porch; see sta- in Indo-European roots.
(plural stoae or stoÃ¦)
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