noun, plural ad·y·ta /ˈædɪtə/ [ad-i-tuh] Show IPA .
(in ancient worship) a sacred place that the public was forbidden to enter; an inner shrine.
the most sacred or reserved part of any place of worship.
< Greek ádyton
(place) not to be entered, equivalent to a- a-6
neuter of -dytos,
verbid of dýein