noun ha·gio·scope \ˈha-gē-ə-ˌskōp, ˈhā-jē-\

Definition of HAGIOSCOPE

:  an opening in the interior walls of a cruciform church so placed as to afford a view of the altar to those in the transept
ha·gio·scop·ic \ˌha-gē-ə-ˈskä-pik, ˌhā-, -jē-\ adjective

First Known Use of HAGIOSCOPE

circa 1840


Next Word in the Dictionary: hagletPrevious Word in the Dictionary: hagiologyAll Words Near: hagioscope
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears