Pronaos meaning

prō-nā'ŏs
The inner area of the portico of a Greek or Roman temple, leading to the cella.
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(architecture) The inner area of the portico of a Greek or Roman temple.
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Origin of pronaos

  • Greek pronāos before a temple, pronaos pro- before pro–2 Greek dialectal nāos temple
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Ancient Greek πρόναος (pronaos, “vestibule of a church").
    From Wiktionary