thymele

noun thym·e·le \ˈthimə(ˌ)lē\

Definition of thymele

plural

-s

  1. :  an ancient Greek altar; especially :  a small altar of Dionysus standing in the middle of the orchestra of a theater

thymelic

\(ˈ)thī¦melik, thə̇ˈm-\ or

thymelical

\-lə̇kəl\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of thymele

Late Latin thymele, thymela, from Greek thymelē, from thyein to make a burnt offering — more at thyme


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