xystus

noun
xys·​tus | \ˈzistəs\
plural xysti\-​ˌstī, -​ˌstē \

Definition of xystus 

: a long and open portico used especially by ancient Greeks or Romans for athletic exercises in wintry or stormy weather sometimes : a walk lined with trees

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History and Etymology for xystus

Latin, from Greek xystos, from xystos, adjective, scraped, polished; from its smooth floor

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