Ex"e*dra (?), n.; pl. Exedrae (#). [L., fr.Gr ; out + seat.]

1. Class. Antiq.

A room in a public building, furnished with seats.

2. Arch. (a)

The projection of any part of a building in a rounded form.


Any out-of-door seat in stone, large enough for several persons; esp., one of curved form.


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