Definition of pulpitum in English:

pulpitum

noun

  • 1Church Architecture. A stone screen in a church separating the choir from the nave, frequently surmounted by a loft housing the organ.

  • 2Classical Theatre. A raised platform or stage; an elevated section of a stage.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in William Somner (d. 1669), antiquary and Anglo-Saxon scholar.

Pronunciation

pulpitum

/ˈpʊlpɪtəm/