- of or relating to the principles of architecture.
- resembling architecture, especially in its highly organized manner or technique of structure: the architectonic perfection of his new novel.
- denoting, relating to, or having architectural qualities
- metaphysics of or relating to the systematic classification of knowledge
1670s (architectonical is from c.1600), “pertaining to architecture,” from Latin architectonicus, from Greek arkhitektonikos “pertaining to a master builder,” from arkhitekton (see ). Metaphysical sense, “pertaining to systematization of knowledge,” is from 1801.