Portico is an Italian term for a porch or covered walkway.(noun)
An example of a portico is a covered outdoor sitting area on the front of a house.
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noun pl. por·ti·coes or por·ti·cos
Origin: , from Latin porticus
Origin: , from porta, gate; see per-2 in Indo-European roots.
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