noun, plural la·con·i·ca [luh-kon-i-kuh]. /ləˈkɒn ɪ kə/.
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Example sentences from the Web for laconicum
It had on one side the laconicum, containing the vase called labrum.Museum of Antiquity|L. W. Yaggy
The Romans had their laconicum or heating stove, which from its name was an invention from Laconia.Inventions in the Century|William Henry Doolittle
The Spartan bath (Laconicum) was a hot-air bath, like a Turkish bath.The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1|Marcus Tullius Cicero
The perspiration is attained in the various hot rooms—the Tepidarium, Calidarium, and Laconicum.
We are, to all practical intents and purposes, in a Roman laconicum.