Hexastyle meaning

hĕk'sə-stīl'
Having six frontal columns in the portico, as in some Greek temples.
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(architecture) Having six columns at the front on the portico.
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Origin of hexastyle

  • Greek hexastūlos having six columns in front hexa- hexa- stūlos pillar stā- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Ancient Greek ἑξάστυλος (heksastulos), from ἕξ (heks) + στῦλος (stulos).
    From Wiktionary