Undercroft definition

ŭndər-krôft, -krŏft
A crypt, especially one used for burial under a church.
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An underground room or vault, esp. beneath a church.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
undercroft
Plural:
undercrofts

Origin of undercroft

  • Middle English under- under- croft crypt (from Middle Dutch crofte) (from Medieval Latin crupta) (from Latin crypta crypt crypt)

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

  • From Wiktionary