[ ee-di-kyool, ed-i- ]
/ ˈi dɪˌkyul, ˈɛd ɪ- /
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a small building.
a small construction, as a shrine, designed in the form of a building.
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Also ae·dic·u·la [ee-dik-yuh-luh], /iˈdɪk yə lə/, ed·i·cule [ed-i-kyool] /ˈɛd ɪˌkyul/ .
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British Dictionary definitions for aedicule
/ (ˈɛdɪˌkjuːl) /
an opening such as a door or a window, framed by columns on either side, and a pediment above
Word Origin for aedicule
C19: from Latin aediculum small house, from aedēs building
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