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alipterion

[al-ip-teer-ee-uh n]
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noun, plural al·ip·te·ri·a [al-ip-teer-ee-uh] /ˌæl ɪpˈtɪər i ə/.
  1. (in an ancient Roman bath) a room for anointment.

Origin of alipterion

< Greek aleiptḗrion, equivalent to aleípt(hein) to anoint + -tērion place for
Also called elaeothesium, unctuarium.
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