anteportico

[an-tee-pawr-ti-koh, -pohr-]

noun, plural an·te·por·ti·coes, an·te·por·ti·cos.

a lesser portico preceding a main portico.

Nearby words

  1. antepast,
  2. antependium,
  3. antepenult,
  4. antepenultimate,
  5. anteporch,
  6. anteposition,
  7. anteprandial,
  8. anteprohibition,
  9. antepyretic,
  10. anterior

Origin of anteportico

First recorded in 1830–40; ante- + portico

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