impluvium

[ im-ploo-vee-uhm ]
/ ɪmˈplu vi əm /

noun, plural im·plu·vi·a [im-ploo-vee-uh]. /ɪmˈplu vi ə/.

a basin or tank within a compluvium.

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Origin of impluvium

1805–15; <Latin, equivalent to impluv-, base of impluere to rain (upon, into) (im-im-1 + pluere to rain; cf. pluvial) + -ium-ium
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