An Ancient Stroll!

Here’s an archaic word (from the Greek and Latin) that is not used much these days.  I don’t understand why either.  Who wouldn’t want to go for a walk in a xyst?  This would also be a great word to keep in mind for the next time you play scrabble (it’s just a thought).

xyst

\zist\, noun;

1.  (in ancient Greek and Roman architecture) covered portico, as a promenade.
2.  (in an ancient Roman villa) a garden walk planted with trees.
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