noun ec·cy·cle·ma \ˌeksəˈklēmə\

Definition of eccyclema



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

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Origin and Etymology of eccyclema

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

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to cast off or become cast off

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