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xystus

[zis-tuh s] /ˈzɪs təs/
noun, plural xysti
[zis-tahy] /ˈzɪs taɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
xyst.

Xystus I

[zis-tuh s] /ˈzɪs təs/
noun
1.

Xystus II

noun
1.

Xystus III

noun
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British Dictionary definitions for xystus

xyst

/zɪst/
noun
1.
a long portico, esp one used in ancient Greece for athletics
2.
(in ancient Rome) a covered garden walk or one lined with trees
Word Origin
C17: from Latin xystus, from Greek xustos, literally: smoothed, polished (area), from xuein to scrape, make smooth
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