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Meaning of PENETRALIA

Pronunciation:  `peni'treyleeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the innermost parts
 

PENETRALIA is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: inside, interior

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pen`e*tra"li*a\, n. pl. [L., fr. penetralis
penetrating, internal. See {Penetrate}.]
1. The recesses, or innermost parts, of any thing or place,
   especially of a temple or palace.

2. Hidden things or secrets; privacy; sanctuary; as, the
   sacred penetralia of the home.

 

 

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