plural -s
: a machine used to display an interior scene (as dead bodies after a murder) in the classic theater

Word History


Greek ekkyklēma, from ekkyklein to wheel out, from ek out of, out + kyklein to wheel, revolve, from kyklos wheel

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“Eccyclema.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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