hemicycle

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noun hemi·cy·cle \ˈhe-mi-ˌsī-kəl\

Definition of hemicycle

  1. :  a curved or semicircular structure or arrangement

Origin and Etymology of hemicycle

Latin hemicyclium, from Greek hēmikyklion, from hēmi- + kyklos circle — more at cycle


First Known Use: 15th century

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