chalcidicum

chalcidicum

[kal-sid-i-kuhm]
noun, plural chalcidica [kal-sid-i-kuh] .
1.
an annex of an ancient Roman basilica.
2.
an annex or appendage, especially a narthex, of an early Christian basilica.

Origin:
1720–30; < Latin, noun use of neuter of Chalcidicus < Greek Chalkidikós, equivalent to Chalkid- (stem of Chalkís) Chalcis + -ikos -ic

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