/ (ˌluːbrɪˈtɔːrɪəm) /
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noun plural -ria (-rɪə)
mainly US a place, as in a service station, for the lubrication of motor vehicles
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Word Origin for lubritorium
C20: from lubricate + -orium, as in sanatorium
Words nearby lubritorium
lubrication, lubricator, lubricious, lubricity, lubricous, lubritorium, Lubumbashi, Lubyanka, Lucan, Lucania, lucarne
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