Torii Definition

tôrē-ē
noun
A gateway at the entrance to a Japanese Shinto shrine, consisting of two uprights supporting a curved beam, with a straight crosspiece below.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Torii

  • Japanese tori bird i- (from iru to dwell)

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

  • From Japanese 鳥居 / とりい / torii.

    From Wiktionary

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