antenave

[ an-tee-neyv ]
/ ˈæn tiˌneɪv /

noun

a porch or narthex before the nave of a church.

Nearby words

  1. antelope,
  2. antemeridian,
  3. antemortem,
  4. antemundane,
  5. antenatal,
  6. antenna,
  7. antenna array,
  8. antennal gland,
  9. antennary,
  10. antennas

Origin of antenave

First recorded in 1820–30; ante- + nave

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