Definición de impluvium en inglés:


Saltos de línea: im¦plu|vium
Pronunciación: /ɪmˈpluːvɪəm

sustantivo (plural impluvia /-vɪə/)

  • The square basin in the centre of the atrium of an ancient Roman house, which received rainwater from an opening in the roof.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • North of the impluvium you see an elaborate cantibulum resting between the two northern-most columns.
    • The ancient Romans used the water collected in the impluvium to supplement their aqueduct system.
    • The eroded surfaces are now masked as damp woods which have invaded impluvia, gorges and escarpments.


Latin, from impluere 'rain into'.

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