Pseu`do-pe*rip"ter*al (?), a. [Pseudo- + peripteral: cf. F. pseudopériptere.] Arch.
Falsely or imperfectly peripteral, as a temple having the columns at the sides attached to the walls, and an ambulatory only at the ends or only at one end.
A pseudo-peripteral temple.
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