variants or less commonly triapsidal
: having three apses
used of a building
the apses in a triapsal church may be side by side at the east end or they may be projected from a central tower

Word History


triapsal from tri- + apse + -al; triapsidal from tri- + apsidal

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“Triapsal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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