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(of a building) having a single row of pillars on all sides in the style of the temples of ancient Greece.
- ‘Next, the development and significance of previous examples of circular, mostly peripteral, courtyards are traced as a control for the expressive content of the courtyard at Caprarola deduced from its style and form.’
Early 19th century: from Greek peripteron (from peri- around + pteron wing) + -al.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.