apsidiole

[ap-sid-ee-ohl]

noun

a small apse, especially one attached to a larger apse or a transept.

Nearby words

  1. apsaras,
  2. apse,
  3. apsidal,
  4. apsidal motion,
  5. apsides,
  6. apsis,
  7. apsu,
  8. apsyrtus,
  9. apt,
  10. apt.

Origin of apsidiole

1885–90; < French absidiole, equivalent to abside apsis (< Medieval Latin absid-, stem of absis) + -i- -i- + -ole -ole1

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