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co·lum·nar

 (kə-lŭm′nər)
adj.
1. Having the shape of a column.
2. Constructed with or having columns.
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co•lum•nar

(kəˈlʌm nər)

adj.
1. shaped like a column.
2. characterized by columns.
3. Also, co•lum′nal. printed or arranged in columns.
[1720–30; < Late Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.columnar - having the form of a column; "trees with columniform trunks"; "columnar forms"; "a columnlike tree trunk"
columned - having or resembling columns; having columns of a specified kind (often used as a combining form); "a columned portico"; "trees with columned trunks"; "white-columned houses"
2.columnar - characterized by columns; "columnar construction"
columned - having or resembling columns; having columns of a specified kind (often used as a combining form); "a columned portico"; "trees with columned trunks"; "white-columned houses"
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