Definition of fornix
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LEM
fornix, fornicis
noun (m., 3rd declension)
  1. an arch, vault, cellar
  2. a covered way
  3. a brothel
Abbreviations
fornix icis, m an arch, vault, cellar: huius (Verris) in foro Syracusis: camera lapideis fornicibus vincta, S.: adverso fornice, V.: fornices in muro ad excurrendum, vaulted openings for sallies, L.: Caeli ingentes, Enn. ap. C.: Fabius or Fabianus (C.) or Fabii (O.), a triumphal arch in the Sacra Via.

—A covered way, L.

—A brothel, H., Iu.
 
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