Portico Definition

pôrtĭ-kō
porticoes, porticos
noun
A porch or covered walk, consisting of a roof supported by columns, often at the entrance or across the front of a building; colonnade.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Portico

Noun

Singular:
portico
Plural:
porticoes, porticos

Origin of Portico

  • Italian from Latin porticus from porta gate per-2 in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Italian portico, from Latin porticus (“porch"), from porta (“gate").

    From Wiktionary

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