Penetralia Definition

pĕnĭ-trālē-ə
noun
The innermost parts, as of a temple.
Webster's New World
Things kept private or secret.
Webster's New World

The innermost, secret or hidden parts.

Wiktionary

The innermost parts of a building, such as a shrine, recess or a sanctuary within a temple.

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Origin of Penetralia

  • Latin penetrālia from neuter pl. of penetrālis inner from penetrāre to penetrate penetrate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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