Monopteros meaning

mə-nŏp'tər-əs
A classical structure consisting of a circle of pillars supporting a domed roof, often serving as a temple.
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Origin of monopteros

Latin monopteros consisting of a monopteros, having a single row of columns and no cella Greek mono– mono- Greek pteron wing, winglike thing (perhaps on the model of Greek peripteros flying or going all around, having a single row of columns all around) pet- in Indo-European roots