postern

noun pos·tern \ ˈpō-stərn , ˈpä- \

Definition of postern

1 : a back door or gate
2 : a private or side entrance or way

postern

adjective

Origin and Etymology of postern

Middle English posterne, from Anglo-French, alteration of Old French posterle, from Late Latin posterula, diminutive of postera back door, from Latin, feminine of posterus


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