Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A circular temple consisting of a roof supported on columns, without a cella.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A circular temple consisting of a roof supported on columns, without a cella.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In architecture, a type of temple or portico, usually with an inclosed circular cella, composed of columns arranged in a circle and supporting a cupola or a conical roof.

Etymologies

Latin. See monopteral. (Wiktionary)

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