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