• Pilaster

    Pronunciation

    • UK IPA: /pɪˈlastə/

    Alternative forms

    Origin

    From Middle French pilastre, from Italian pilastro.

    Full definition of pilaster

    Noun

    pilaster

    (plural pilasters)
    1. (architecture) A rectangular column that projects partially from the wall to which it attached; it gives the appearance of a support, but is only for decoration.
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