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adytum

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noun ad·y·tum \ˈa-də-təm\

Definition of adytum

plural ad·y·taplay play \-tə\

  1. :  the innermost sanctuary in an ancient temple open only to priests :  sanctum



Origin of adytum

Latin, from Greek adyton, neuter of adytos not to be entered, from a- + dyein to enter


First Known Use: 1611


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