O*pis"tho*dome (?), n. [L. opisthodomus, Gr. ; behind + do`mos house: cf. F. opisthodome.] Arch.

A back chamber; especially, that part of the naos, or cella, farthest from the main entrance, sometimes having an entrance of its own, and often used as a treasury.

 

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