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frigidarium

[frij-i-dair-ee-uh m]
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noun, plural frig·i·dar·i·a [frij-i-dair-ee-uh] /ˌfrɪdʒ ɪˈdɛər i ə/.
  1. (in an ancient Roman bath) a room having a bath of unheated water.
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Origin of frigidarium

From Latin; see origin at frigid, -arium
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Related Words for frigidarium

freezer, locker, frigidarium

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Historical Examples of frigidarium

  • Then come to the frigidarium to cool; there I will tell thee.

    Quo Vadis

    Henryk Sienkiewicz

  • From this frigidarium the bather can return to his dressing-box by way of a lobby.

    The Turkish Bath

    Robert Owen Allsop

  • A lavatory must be placed in the frigidarium when used as the dressing room.

    The Turkish Bath

    Robert Owen Allsop

  • The general air of the frigidarium requires some consideration.

    The Turkish Bath

    Robert Owen Allsop

  • In the centre of the frigidarium is a little marble fountain.

    The Turkish Bath

    Robert Owen Allsop