from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a prostyle or set of columns at each end but none along the sides, as in some Greek temples.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having columns at either end but not along the sides.
- n. An amphiprostyle temple or edifice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Doubly prostyle; having columns at each end, but not at the sides.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Literally, having columns both in front and behind.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. marked by columniation having free columns in porticoes either at both ends or at both sides of a structure
Latin amphiprostȳlos, from Greek amphiprostūlos : amphi-, amphi- + prostūlos, with pillars in front; see prostyle.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin amphiprostylos, from Ancient Greek ἀμφιπρόστυλος (amphipróstȳlos), from ἀμφί (amphi-) + πρόστυλος (próstȳlos, "having pillars"). (Wiktionary)