semidome

[ sem-ee-dohm, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˈsɛm iˌdoʊm, ˈsɛm aɪ- /

noun

half a dome, especially as formed by a vertical section, as over a semicircular apse.

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Origin of semidome

First recorded in 1780–90; semi- + dome

OTHER WORDS FROM semidome

sem·i·domed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for semidome

semidome
/ (ˈsɛmɪˌdəʊm) /

noun

a half-dome, esp one used to cover a semicircular apse
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