opisthodomos

[ op-is-thod-uh-muh s, -mos ]
/ ˌɒp ɪsˈθɒd ə məs, -ˌmɒs /
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noun, plural op·is·thod·o·mos·es.

Also called posticum. a small room in the cella of a classical temple, as for a treasury.

Origin of opisthodomos

1690–1700; < Greek opisthódomos, equivalent to opistho- opistho- + dómos house
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