noun, plural tel·es·te·ri·a [tel-i-steer-ee-uh] /ˌtɛl ɪˈstɪər i ə/.

(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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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