Meaning of apteral

ap•ter•al

Pronunciation: (ap'tur-ul), [key]
— adj. Archit.
  1. (of a classical temple) not having a surrounding colonnade; not peripteral.
  2. (of a church) having no aisles.
  3. (of a church façade) revealing no aisles.
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