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plan of the Treasury
of the Athenians
Delphi, Greece


n. pl. an·tae (-tē)
A pilaster forming the end of a projecting lateral wall, as in some Greek temples, and constituting one boundary of the portico.

[From Latin antae, pilasters.]


n, pl antae (ˈæntiː)
(Architecture) architect a pilaster attached to the end of a side wall or sometimes to the side of a doorway


(ˈæn tə)

n., pl. -tae (-tē).
a rectangular pier or pilaster, esp. one formed by thickening the end of a masonry wall.
[1745–55; < Latin]


n pl <-ae> (Archit) → Ante f, → Pilaster m
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