epinaos

[ep-uh-ney-os]

noun, plural ep·i·na·oi [ep-uh-ney-oi] /ˌɛp əˈneɪ ɔɪ/.

a rear vestibule, as of a classical temple.

Compare pronaos.

Origin of epinaos

Also called opisthodomos, posticum.
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