Definition of pseudodipteron in US English:

pseudodipteron

noun

Architecture
  • A pseudodipteral building, especially a temple.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Phillips's New World of Words. From classical Latin pseudodipteros (adjective) designating a style of temple which has a space in place of the inner row of columns of the dipteros. With the English ending, compare discussion at peripteros. Compare earlier pseudodipter and its French etymon.

Pronunciation

pseudodipteron

/s(j)uːdəʊˈdɪpt(ə)rɒn/