Exedrae
Exedra Ex"e*dra ([e^]ks"[-e]*dr[.a]), n.; pl. {Exedr[ae]} ([e^]ks"[-e]*dr[=e]). [L., fr. Gr 'exe`dra; 'ex out + "e`dra seat.] 1. (Class. Antiq.) A room in a public building, furnished with seats. [1913 Webster]

2. (Arch.) (a) The projection of any part of a building in a rounded form. (b) Any out-of-door seat in stone, large enough for several persons; esp., one of curved form. [1913 Webster]


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