chalcidicum

noun
chal·​cid·​i·​cum | \ kalˈsidə̇kəm \
variants: or chalcidic \ -​dik \
plural chalcidica\ -​ə̇kə \ or chalcidics

Definition of chalcidicum

1a : 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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History and Etymology for chalcidicum

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

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“Chalcidicum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chalcidicum. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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