1. Long narrow vault, wholly or partly underground, associated with a Roman farm, used for storage.
2. Long narrow gallery with windows on each side, the larger openings being on the side next to the sea or an especially fine view, used for walking and conversation, attached to a Roman villa, called cryptoporticus.
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