clithral

[ klahyth-ruh l ]
/ ˈklaɪθ rəl /
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adjective

(of a classical temple) roofed over.

Nearby words

  1. clistocarpous,
  2. clistothecium,
  3. clit,
  4. clite,
  5. clitellum,
  6. clithrophobia,
  7. clitic,
  8. cliticize,
  9. clitoral,
  10. clitoric

Compare hypethral.

Origin of clithral

< Greek klêithr(on) bar for closing a door (derivative of kleíein to close, shut) + -al1; cf. clathrate

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