peribolos

noun
pe·rib·o·los | \ pəˈribələs , -ˌläs \
variants: or peribolus \-ləs \
plural periboloi\-ˌlȯi \ or periboli\-ˌlī, -ˌlē \

Definition of peribolos 

: an enclosed court especially about a temple of classical times also : the wall of such a court

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History and Etymology for peribolos

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

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