Cyclostyle

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For the copying machine, see Cyclostyle (copier).

A cyclostyle (from the Greek words for "circle" and "column") is a term used in architecture. A structure composed of a circular range of columns without a core is cyclostylar; with a core the range would be peristyle. This is the species of edifice called "monopteral" by Vitruvius.[1]

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  1. ^ Chisholm 1911, p. 689.
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