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locutorium

[loh-kyoo-tawr-ee-uh m, -tohr-, lok-yoo-]
noun, plural lo·cu·to·ri·a [loh-kyoo-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-, lok-yoo-] /ˌloʊ kyʊˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-, ˌlɒk yʊ-/.
  1. parlor(def 4).
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Also locutory.

Origin of locutorium

First recorded in 1765–75; Latinized form of locutory
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Historical Examples of locutorium

  • The Locutorium, or monks' parlour, lies between the chapter-house and the north transept of the church.

    The Cathedrals of Great Britain

    P. H. Ditchfield

  • The locutorium or parlour where leave was given to them to converse, there being silence enforced in other parts.

  • This was inserted in 1874 in the wall in the same position as the former door into the monks' locutorium or parlour.