chalcidicum

noun chal·cid·i·cum \ kalˈsidə̇kəm \
variants: or chalcidic \-dik\

Definition of chalcidicum

plural chalcidica \-ə̇kə\ or chalcidics
1 a :a porch of entrance especially to a Roman basilica
b :a vestibule of a Christian basilica :narthex
2 :a building attached to a Roman basilica
3 :a large Roman building for judicial functions

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Origin and Etymology of chalcidicum

Latin chalcidicum, from neuter of Chalcidicus Chalcidian, from Chalcid-, Chalcis + Latin -icus -ic


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