Definitions for naosˈneɪ ɒs

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  1. naos(Noun)

    The inner part of a Greek temple; it contained a statue of the appropriate deity surrounded by a colonnaded portico; it gave rise to the Roman cella

  2. Origin: From ναός.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Naos(noun)

    a term used by modern archaeologists instead of cella. See Cella

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. nao`s a temple, the cella.]


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