noun ad·y·tum \ˈa-də-təm\
plural ad·y·ta \-tə\

Definition of ADYTUM

:  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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