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apteral


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Apteral  \Ap"ter*al\,  a. 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  Apterous. 
 
  2.  (Arch.)  Without  lateral  columns;  --  applied  to  buildings 
  which  have  no  series  of  columns  along  their  sides,  but  are 
  either  prostyle  or  amphiprostyle,  and  opposed  to 
  {peripteral}.  --R.  Cyc. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  apteral 
  adj  1:  having  columns  at  one  or  both  ends  but  not  along  the  sides 
  [ant:  {peripteral}] 
  2:  (of  insects)  without  wings  [syn:  {apterous}] 




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