Octostyle

Oc"to*style

(?), a. [Octo- + Gr. a pillar: cf. F. octostyle.] (Arch.) Having eight columns in the front; -- said of a temple or portico. The Parthenon is octostyle, but most large Greek temples are hexastyle. See Hexastyle. -- n. An octostyle portico or temple.
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Oc`to*syl*lab"ic

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Oc`to*syl*lab"ic*al

(?), } a. [L. octosyllabus. See Octo-, and Syllable.] Consisting of or containing eight syllables.
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