Definition of caldarium in English:

caldarium

Line breaks: cal|dar¦ium
Pronunciation: /kalˈdɛːrɪəm
 
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noun (plural caldaria /-rɪə/)

  • A hot room in an ancient Roman bath.
    More example sentences
    • In the following year a much larger area was opened and the hypocaust proved to belong to the caldarium or hot room of baths which had been built about AD 60-65.
    • They were converted in the C5 to a church by the removal of the walls between the caldaria and the tepidarium, the choir being constructed in the frigidarium.
    • He could then do some exercising to work up a sweat before moving into the tepidarium which would prepare him for the caldarium which was more or less like a modern sauna.

Origin

Latin.

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