Definition of Astylar

1. Adjective. Lacking columns or pillars.

Category relationships: Architecture
Similar to: Noncolumned, Uncolumned



Definition of Astylar

1. a. Without columns or pilasters.

Definition of Astylar

1. Adjective. (architecture) Lacking columns or pilasters ¹

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Definition of Astylar

1. having no columns [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Astylar

astructive
astrut
astucious
astuciously
astucity
astun
astunned
astunning
astuns
astute
astutely
astuteness
astutenesses
astuter
astutest
astylar (current term)
astyllen
astz
asudden
asulam
asunder
asunder(p)
asunderness
asundre
asura
asverin
aswarm
asway
aswell

Literary usage of Astylar

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1. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1847)
"That species of astylar composition which is now generally qualified as the Italian " palazzo" mode, admite of very great variety and freedom of design, ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"M.) astylar (from Gr. i-, privative, ... thus the Ricardi and Strozzi palaces in Florence arc astylar in their design, in contradistinction to Palladio's ..."

3. A History of Architecture in All Countries: From the Earliest Times to the by James Fergusson (1873)
"58), inasmuch as it brings into instructive contrast the two great principles of design then in vogue in Romeā€”the astylar, which may also be called the ..."

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