Definition of aedicule in English:

aedicule

(also edicule)

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. Compare French aedicule.

Pronunciation:

aedicule

/ˈɛdɪkjuːl//ˈiːdɪkjuːl/