Definition of crypta in English:

crypta

Pronunciation /ˈkrɪptə/

noun

  • 1A cavern, a crypt.

    Frequently in Roman contexts or as a translation of Latin crypta.

  • 2Anatomy
    rare = "crypt". Usually in plural.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Second Tome of Homelyes. From classical Latin crypta.