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penetralia

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Noun Plural
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pen=e=tra=li=a

CIDE DICTIONARY

penetralian. pl. [L., fr. penetralis penetrating, internal. See Penetrate.].
  •  The recesses, or innermost parts, of any thing or place, especially of a temple or palace.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hidden things or secrets; privacy; sanctuary; as, the sacred penetralia of the home.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

penetralia, n.pl.
1 innermost shrines or recesses.
2 secret or hidden parts; mysteries.

Etymology
L, neut. pl. of penetralis interior (as PENETRATE)

ROGET THESAURUS

penetralia

Interiority

N interiority, inside, interior, interspace, subsoil, substratum, intrados, contents, substance, pith, marrow, backbone, heart, bosom, breast, abdomen, vitals, viscera, entrails, bowels, belly, intestines, guts, chitterings, womb, lap, penetralia, recesses, innermost recesses, cave, interior, internal, inner, inside, inward, intraregarding, inmost, innermost, deep seated, gut, intestine, intestinal, inland, subcutaneous, abdominal, coeliac, endomorphic, interstitial, inwrought, inclosed, home, domestic, indoor, intramural, vernacular, endemic, internally, inwards, within, in, inly, here in, there in, where in, ab intra, withinside, in doors, within doors, at home, in the bosom of one's family.


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