pilastro

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pila, compare Medieval Latin pilaster.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /piˈla.stro/
  • Rhymes: -astro
  • Hyphenation: pi‧là‧stro

NounEdit

pilastro m (plural pilastri)

  1. (architecture) pillar, column
    Synonym: colonna
  2. (decorative architecture) pilaster
  3. obelisk
  4. (figuratively) mainstay (a chief support)
    Synonyms: base, cuore, sostegno