A.house, palace, “οἰκία ναίων” Il.6.15, al. ; abode of a deity, Od.12.4, Hes.Th.744; of the nether world, Il.20.64 ; of palaces containing several ranges of buildings, Hdt.1.35,41,44,98, 3.53,140 ; but also of private houses, Id.1.59, v.l. in 7.118, cf. Pherecyd. Syr.2, SIG45.25, al. (Halic., v B. C.) : so in later Prose, Arr.Fr. 103J. ; also of nests of wasps, Il.12.168, 16.261 ; of an eagle's nest, 12.221 : sg. in later Prose, LXX 2 Ma.8.33, and Poetry, Call.Fr.198, AP6.203 (Laco or Phil.).
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οἰκ-ητήριον - οἰκοδομ-ικός
οἰκ-ίον , τό, in form Dim. of οἶκος, but in meaning not differing from it ; in early Gr. always pl.,