One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Classical Architecture. The walkway between the cella of a Greek or Roman temple and the surrounding colonnade.
Late 18th century. From classical Latin pteroma colonnade of a temple (Vitruvius), in post-classical Latin also in sense 2 from ancient Greek πτέρωμα plumage from πτερόν feather, wing, in Hellenistic Greek also side wall of a temple + -μα.
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