noun (plural adyta /-tə/)
The innermost sanctuary of an ancient Greek temple.
More example sentences
- In the adytum was generally to be found a tomb or sacred images.
- The most famous adytum in Greece was in the temple of Apollo at Delphi.
- They were descending the tapestries of the oratory walls or scuttling beneath the arrases that screened off the adyta behind the idol.
Definition of adytum in:
- The US English dictionary