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thermae

Line breaks: ther|mae
Pronunciation: /ˈθəːmiː/

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Definition of thermae in English:

plural noun

(In ancient Greece and Rome) hot baths used for public bathing.

Origin

Latin, from Greek thermai 'hot baths', from thermē 'heat'.

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