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opisthodomos

[op-is-thod-uh-muh s, -mos] /ˌɒp ɪsˈθɒd ə məs, -ˌmɒs/
noun, plural opisthodomoses.
1.
Also called posticum. a small room in the cella of a classical temple, as for a treasury.
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Origin of opisthodomos
1690-1700
1690-1700; < Greek opisthódomos, equivalent to opistho- opistho- + dómos house
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