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

Other Words from hagioscope

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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