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alipterion

[ al-ip-teer-ee-uhn ]

noun

, plural al·ip·te·ri·a [al-ip-, teer, -ee-, uh].
  1. (in an ancient Roman bath) a room for anointment.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of alipterion1

< Greek aleiptḗrion, equivalent to aleípt ( hein ) to anoint + -tērion place for

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