undercroft


un·der·croft

noun \ˈən-dər-ˌkrft\

Definition of UNDERCROFT

:  a subterranean room; especially :  a vaulted chamber under a church

Origin of UNDERCROFT

Middle English, from under + crofte crypt, from Middle Dutch, from Medieval Latin crupta, from Latin crypta — more at crypt
First Known Use: 14th century

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