arcosolium

[ahr-kuh-soh-lee-uh m]
noun, plural ar·co·so·li·a [ahr-kuh-soh-lee-uh] /ˌɑr kəˈsoʊ li ə/.
  1. (in Roman catacombs) an arched recess for a sarcophagus.

Origin of arcosolium

1875–80; < New Latin, equivalent to Latin arc(us) arc + -o- -o- + solium sarcophagus
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