andron

[ an-dron ]
/ ˈæn drɒn /

noun

(in an ancient Greek house) an apartment for men, especially one for banqueting.
(in an ancient Roman house) a passage between two peristyles.

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Origin of andron

<Greek, equivalent to andr-andr- + -ōn noun suffix

Definition for andron (2 of 2)

Andron
[ an-dron ]
/ ˈæn drɒn /

noun Classical Mythology.

a son of Anius who was given the power of prophecy by Apollo.
Also An·drus [an-druhs] /ˈæn drəs/ .
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Example sentences from the Web for andron

  • The andron was a passage at the right or the left of the tablinum, connecting the atrium with the peristyle (Figs. 115, 121).