triforium

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noun tri·fo·ri·um \trī-ˈfȯr-ē-əm\

Definition of triforium

plural

triforia

\-ē-ə\
  1. :  a gallery forming an upper story to the aisle of a church and typically an arcaded story between the nave arches and clerestory

Origin and Etymology of triforium

Medieval Latin


First Known Use: 1703


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