clithral

[klahyth-ruh l]
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adjective

(of a classical temple) roofed over.

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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