Parascenium
Parascenium Par`a*sce"ni*um, n.; pl. {Parascenia}. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; para` beside + ? stage.] (Greek & Rom. Antiq.) One of two apartments adjoining the stage, probably used as robing rooms. [1913 Webster]

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  • parascenium — /par euh see nee euhm/, n., pl. parascenia / nee euh/. either of two wings flanking and extending forward from the skene of an ancient Greek theater. [1700 10; < NL < Gk paraskénion space at sides of stage. See PARA 1, SCENE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Parascenia — Parascenium Par a*sce ni*um, n.; pl. {Parascenia}. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; para beside + ? stage.] (Greek & Rom. Antiq.) One of two apartments adjoining the stage, probably used as robing rooms. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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