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alipterion

[ al-ip-teer-ee-uhn ]
/ ˌæl ɪpˈtɪər i ən /
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noun, plural al·ip·te·ri·a [al-ip-teer-ee-uh]. /ˌæl ɪpˈtɪər i ə/.
(in an ancient Roman bath) a room for anointment.
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Also called elaeothesium, unctuarium.

Origin of alipterion

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

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