[ proh-ney-os ]

noun,plural pro·na·oi [proh-ney-oi]. /proʊˈneɪ ɔɪ/.
  1. (in a classical temple) an open vestibule before the cella.

Origin of pronaos

From the Greek word prónāos, dating back to 1605–15. See pro-2, naos

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