noun (plural velaria /-rɪə/)
- 1A large awning used in ancient Rome to shelter an amphitheatre from the weather.More example sentences
- Canvas was chosen for its practicality and economy, also in respect for tradition, for it has been used to provide shade in Spain since the Romans used it in the velaria of their amphitheatres.
More definitions of velariumDefinition of velarium in:
- The US English dictionary