In Antis Definition

Having a recessed portico with a row of columns between the antae, as in some Greek temples.
American Heritage
Of or being the portico or columns in such an arrangement.
American Heritage

(architecture) Between antae; said of a portico in classical style, where columns are set between two antae, forming the angles of the building.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Origin of In Antis

  • From Latin in antīs among the pilasters in in antīs ablative of antae pilasters, antae

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin

    From Wiktionary

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