noun, plural ex·e·drae [ek-si-dree, ek-see-dree] /ˈɛk sɪˌdri, ɛkˈsi dri/.
Origin of exedra
Examples from the Web for exedrae
But in the case of exedrae or square oeci, let the height be brought up to one and one half times the width.
Picture galleries, like exedrae, should be constructed of generous dimensions.
The exedrae were rooms supplied with permanent seats which seem to have been used for lectures and similar entertainments.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
In summer apartments and in exedrae where there is no smoke nor soot to hurt them, they should be made in relief.