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calvarium

[ kal-vair-ee-uhm ]
/ kælˈvɛər i əm /
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noun, plural cal·var·i·a [kal-vair-ee-uh]. /kælˈvɛər i ə/.
the dome of the skull.
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Origin of calvarium

First recorded in 1880–85; from New Latin, neuter variant of Latin calvāria “skull,” equivalent to calv(us) “bald” + -āria neuter plural of suffix -arius; compare late Middle English calvaria (from Latin ), calvair (from Middle French); see origin at -ary
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