[ frij-i-dair-ee-uhm ]
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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.

Origin of frigidarium

From Latin; see origin at frigid, -arium

Words Nearby frigidarium Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use frigidarium in a sentence

  • He rose with a friendly nod, and passed through the great door in the inner wall into the frigidarium.

  • The topmost vessel, the frigidarium, contained cold water from which the hot water tanks and the various baths were supplied.

    History of Sanitation | John Joseph Cosgrove
  • They passed to the frigidarium, in the middle of which played a fountain of bright rose-color, emitting the odor of violets.

    Quo Vadis | Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • But at that moment, and beyond the curtain of the frigidarium, appeared the heads of the balneatores, and a low "Psst!"

    Quo Vadis | Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • A sundial stood on the roof of the frigidarium and men's caldarium, supported by a foundation of masonry still visible.