Latin definition for: absida, absidae


  • declension: 1st declension
  • gender: feminine


  1. (arched/domed part of building, at end of choir/nave of church)
  2. apse, apsis
  • Age: Medieval (11th-15th centuries)
  • Area: Ecclesiastic, Biblical, Religious
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: For Dictionary, in top 20,000 words
  • Source: L.F. Stelten, “Dictionary of Eccles. Latin”, 1995 (Ecc)

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