caldarium

[ kal-dair-ee-uhm ]
/ kælˈdɛər i əm /

noun, plural cal·dar·i·a [kal-dair-ee-uh]. /kælˈdɛər i ə/.

(in an ancient Roman bath) a room having a hot bath.

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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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British Dictionary definitions for caldarium

caldarium
/ (kælˈdɛərɪəm) /

noun plural -daria (-ˈdɛərɪə)

(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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