noun cim·bo·rio \simˈbōrēˌō\

Definition of cimborio



in Spanish architecture

  1. :  a raised structure like a dome or a cupola; specifically :  a lantern usually octagonal in plan built over the crossing of a Gothic cathedral

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Origin and Etymology of cimborio

Spanish, from Medieval Latin ciborium — more at ciborium

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