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

hagioscopic

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

First Known Use of hagioscope

circa 1840


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