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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