cimborio

noun
cim·​bo·​rio | \ simˈbōrēˌō \
plural -s

Definition of cimborio

in Spanish architecture
: 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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History and Etymology for cimborio

Spanish, from Medieval Latin ciborium

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“Cimborio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cimborio. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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