Other Word Forms of Pilaster
Origin of Pilaster
French pilastre from Old French from Old Italian pilastro from Medieval Latin pīlaster Latin pīla pillar Latin -aster n. suff. or blend of Latin pīla pillar and Late Latin parastatēs pilaster (from Greek stay, supporter) (para- beside para–1) (-statēs -stat)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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