Meaning of aedicule in English:

aedicule

(also edicule)

Pronunciation /ˈɛdɪkjuːl/ /ˈiːdɪkjuːl/

noun

  • = aedicula ; specifically the structure covering the Holy Sepulchre. Also: a representation of a structural feature (usually in miniature) for ornamental purposes.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Gell (1777–1836), classical archaeologist and traveller. From classical Latin aedicula aedicula; compare -cule.