Opisthodome

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Opisthodome (Arch) A back chamber; especially, that part of the naos, or cella, farthest from the main entrance, sometimes having an entrance of its own, and often used as a treasury.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n opisthodome Same as opisthodomos.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. opisthodomus, Gr. ; 'o`pisqen behind + do`mos house: cf. F. opisthodome,