Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Rom, antiq., a crypt or cellar; an underground treasury.

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Examples

  • Christ to the fall of the Empire, may be counted not by thousands, but by millions of specimens, I believe that the bed of the Tiber must have been used as a _favissa_.

    Pagan and Christian Rome

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