opisthodomos

opisthodomos

[op-is-thod-uh-muhs, -mos]
noun, plural opisthodomoses.
1.
Also called posticum. a small room in the cella of a classical temple, as for a treasury.

Origin:
1690–1700; < Greek opisthódomos, equivalent to opistho- opistho- + dómos house

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