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cubiculum

[ kyoo-bik-yuh-luhm ]
/ kyuˈbɪk yə ləm /
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noun, plural cu·bic·u·la [kyoo-bik-yuh-luh]. /kyuˈbɪk yə lə/. Archaeology.
a burial chamber, as in catacombs.
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Origin of cubiculum

1825–35; <Latin: bedroom. See cubicle
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British Dictionary definitions for cubiculum

cubiculum
/ (kjuːˈbɪkjʊləm) /

noun plural -la (-lə)
an underground burial chamber in Imperial Rome, such as those found in the catacombs

Word Origin for cubiculum

C19: from Latin: cubicle
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