ˈtrīˌkäŋk also -kȯŋk
: having apses on three sides of a square central mass
many Syrian churches are built on a triconch plan

Word History


Greek trikonchos, from tri- three + konchē conch, apse

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“Triconch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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