hagioscope

noun
ha·gio·scope | \ ˈha-gē-ə-ˌskōp , ˈhā-jē- \

Definition of hagioscope 

: an opening in the interior walls of a cruciform church so placed as to afford a view of the altar to those in the transept

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hagioscopic \ˌha-gē-ə-ˈskä-pik, ˌhā-, -jē- \ adjective

First Known Use of hagioscope

circa 1840, in the meaning defined above

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