hammam

[ huh-mahm ]
/ həˈmɑm /
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noun

(in Islamic countries) a communal bathhouse, usually with separate baths for men and women.

Origin of hammam

(< Turkish haman) < Arabic ḥammām
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hammam

/ (hʌmˈɑːm) /

noun

a bathing establishment, such as a Turkish bath

Word Origin for hammam

Arabic, literally: bath
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