from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • adj. In architecture, consisting of a circular range of columns; monopteral.


  • The premires are of red brick with stone dressings, and the corner is emphasised by a semi-octagon bay window above the shopfront, over which is a cyclostylar arrangement of one story of columns, or a small perstyle without a core.

    The Building News and Engineering Journal

  • Add to it but another architectural feature, — let it Crown the circular peristyle, and we have before us a type or model of structures that have delighted the world, — the cyclostylar monument of Lysicrates, — the temple of the Sibyl at Tivoli.

    The Builder


This word is Greek in origin.