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clithral

[klahyth-ruh l]
adjective
  1. (of a classical temple) roofed over.
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Origin of clithral

< Greek klêithr(on) bar for closing a door (derivative of kleíein to close, shut) + -al1; cf. clathrate
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  • Clithral, klith′ral, adj. with a roof that forms a complete covering.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

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