laconicum

[ luh-kon-i-kuh m ]
/ ləˈkɒn ɪ kəm /
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noun, plural la·con·i·ca [luh-kon-i-kuh] /ləˈkɒn ɪ kə/.

the sudatorium of an ancient Roman bath.

Nearby words

  1. laconian,
  2. laconic,
  3. laconical,
  4. laconically,
  5. laconicism,
  6. laconism,
  7. lacoste,
  8. lacoste, rené,
  9. lacquer,
  10. lacquer tree

Origin of laconicum

1690–1700; < Latin lacōnicum sweating room, noun use of neuter of Lacōnicus Laconian (see laconic); the sweat bath was a Spartan custom

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