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frigidarium

Line breaks: fri¦gid|ar¦ium
Pronunciation: /ˌfrɪdʒɪˈdɛːrɪəm
 
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Definition of frigidarium in English:

noun (plural frigidaria /-rɪə/)

historical
A cold room in an ancient Roman bath.
Example sentences
  • Finally they would take a quick dip in the cold bath, the frigidarium.
  • After this, the visitor would return to the tepidarium and then to frigidarium to cool down.
  • In the bathhouse's second phase the frigidarium was annexed to the church and was turned into a baptistery.

Origin

Latin.

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