portico at the west end of an early Christian basilica or church
A tall umbelliferous plant (Ferula communis). See Giant fennel, under Fennel.
The portico in front of ancient churches; sometimes, the atrium or outer court surrounded by ambulatories; - used, generally, for any vestibule, lobby, or outer porch, leading to the nave of a church.
Formulary, Myris, Splint-n. Asafoetida, see Asafoetida.