peribolos

noun pe·rib·o·los \pəˈribələs, -ˌläs\
variants: or

peribolus

\-ləs\

Definition of peribolos

plural

periboloi

\-ˌlȯi\ or

periboli

\-ˌlī, -ˌlē\
  1. :  an enclosed court especially about a temple of classical times; also :  the wall of such a court

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Origin and Etymology of peribolos

Late Latin & Greek; Late Latin peribolus, from Greek peribolos, from peribolos, adjective, encompassing, from periballein to throw around, encompass


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