caldarium

[kal-dair-ee-uh m]

Origin of caldarium

1745–55; < Latin: noun use of neuter of caldārius of warming, equivalent to cal(i)d(us) warm (cal(ēre) to be warm + -idus -id4) + -ārius -ary; see -ium, -arium
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caldarium

noun plural -daria (-ˈdɛərɪə)
  1. (in ancient Rome) a room for taking hot baths

Word Origin for caldarium

C18: from Latin, from calidus warm, from calēre to be warm
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