Meaning of PILASTER in English

PILASTER

[ pɪ'lastə ]

■ noun a rectangular column, especially one projecting from a wall.

Derivatives

~ed adjective

Origin

C16: from Fr. pilastre , from Ital. pilastro or med. L. pilastrum , from L. pila 'pillar'.

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