naos

noun
na·​os | \ ˈnāˌäs \
plural naoi\ -​ˌȯi \

Definition of naos

1 : an ancient temple or shrine
2 : cella

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History and Etymology for naos

Greek, temple; akin to Greek nostos return home

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“Naos.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/naos. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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