quadriporticus

noun
quad·​ri·​por·​ti·​cus | \ ˌkwädrəˈpōrtə̇kəs \
variants: or less commonly quadriportico \ -​də̇ˌkō \
plural quadriporticuses

Definition of quadriporticus

: a nearly square atrium surrounded by colonnaded porticoes

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History and Etymology for quadriporticus

quadriporticus from Late Latin, from Latin quadri- + porticus portico; quadriportico from Italian, from Late Latin quadriporticus

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“Quadriporticus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quadriporticus. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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