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[mi-three-uh m]
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noun, plural Mith·rae·a [mi-three-uh] /mɪˈθri ə/, Mith·rae·ums.
  1. a temple of Mithras.
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Origin of Mithraeum

1875–80; < New Latin < Greek Mithraîon, equivalent to Míthr(ās) Mithras + -aion suffix of place
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  • A rock column supports the roof, and a building (possibly a Mithraeum) once stood above.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 3