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elaeothesium

[ el-ee-oh-thee-shee-uhm, -see-uhm, ee-lee- ]
/ 藢蓻l i o蕣藞胃i 蕛i 蓹m, -si 蓹m, 藢i li- /
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noun, plural el路ae路o路the路si路a [el-ee-oh-thee-shee-uh, -see-uh, ee-lee-]. /藢蓻l i o蕣藞胃i 蕛i 蓹, -si 蓹, 藢i li-/.
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Origin of elaeothesium

<Greek elaioth茅sion oiling-room, equivalent to 茅laio(n) oil + -thesion suffix indicating place (derivative of th茅sis placing, setting; see thesis)
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