• synonyms


[ ahr-kuh-soh-lee-uh m ]
/ ˌɑr kəˈsoʊ li əm /

noun, plural ar·co·so·li·a [ahr-kuh-soh-lee-uh] /ˌɑr kəˈsoʊ li ə/.

(in Roman catacombs) an arched recess for a sarcophagus.

Nearby words

arcm, arcmin, arco, arcograph, arcology, arcosolium, arcs, arcsec, arcsin, arctan, arctation

Origin of arcosolium

1875–80; < New Latin, equivalent to Latin arc(us) arc + -o- -o- + solium sarcophagus Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for arcosolium