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#redirect [[ecological niche]]
A [[cavity]], [[hollow]], or [[recess]], generally within the [[thickness]] of a [[wall]], for a statue, bust, or other [[erect]] ornament. Hence, any [[similar]] [[position]], literal or figurative. ''Images defended from the [[injuries]] of the [[weather]] by niches of [[stone]] wherein they are placed.'' (Evelun)
Origin: F, fr. It. Nicchia, prop, a shell-like recess in a wall, fr. Nicchio a shellfish, mussel, fr. L. Mytilus.

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