Words I Love 029 – Vestibule

A new word I love!


noun \ˈves-tə-ˌbyül\

: an entrance hall inside a building

Definition of VESTIBULE

a :  a passage, hall, or room between the outer door and the interior of a building :  lobby

b :  an enclosed entrance at the end of a railway passenger car

:  any of various bodily cavities especially when serving as or resembling an entrance to some other cavity or space: as

a :  the central cavity of the bony labyrinth of the inner ear or the parts (as the saccule and utricle) of the membranous labyrinth that it contains

b :  the part of the left ventricle below the aortic orifice

c :  the space between the labia minora containing the orifice of the urethra

d :  the part of the mouth cavity outside the teeth and gums

:  a course that offers access (as to something new)
ves·ti·buled \-ˌbyüld\ adjective

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