tegurium

noun te·gu·ri·um \təˈgyu̇rēəm\
variants: or

tugurium

\təˈgyu̇rēəm\

Definition of tegurium

plural

teguria

or

tuguria

  1. :  a roof over an altar or a sarcophagus usually supported by light columns and often pointed

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Origin and Etymology of tegurium

Late Latin, covering, shrine, from Latin, hut, cottage, perhaps from tegere to cover


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