[ tel-uh-steer-ee-on ]

noun,plural tel·es·te·ri·a [tel-i-steer-ee-uh]. /ˌtɛl ɪˈstɪər i ə/.
  1. (in ancient Greece) a building in which religious mysteries were celebrated.

Origin of telesterion

<Greek telestḗrion place for initiation, equivalent to teles-, stem of teleîn to fulfill, initiate (see tele-2) + -tērion neuter noun suffix denoting place

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