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anteportico

[ an-tee-pawr-ti-koh, -pohr- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈpɔr tɪˌkoʊ, -ˈpoʊr- /
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noun, plural an·te·por·ti·coes, an·te·por·ti·cos.

a lesser portico preceding a main portico.

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Origin of anteportico

First recorded in 1830–40; ante- + portico
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