Ferula communis
Narthex Nar"thex, n. [L., giant fennel, Gr. na`rqhx.] 1. (Bot.) A tall umbelliferous plant ({Ferula communis}). See {Giant fennel}, under {Fennel}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Arch.) The portico in front of ancient churches; sometimes, the atrium or outer court surrounded by ambulatories; -- used, generally, for any vestibule, lobby, or outer porch, leading to the nave of a church. [1913 Webster]


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