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natatorium

[ ney-tuh-tawr-ee-uhm, -tohr-, nat-uh- ]
/ 藢ne瑟 t蓹藞t蓴r i 蓹m, -藞to蕣r-, 藢n忙t 蓹- /
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noun, plural na路ta路to路ri路ums, na路ta路to路ri路a [ney-tuh-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-, nat-uh-]. /藢ne瑟 t蓹藞t蓴r i 蓹, -藞to蕣r-, 藢n忙t 蓹-/.
a swimming pool, especially one that is indoors.
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Origin of natatorium

1885鈥90; <Late Latin nat膩t艒rium swimming place, equivalent to Latin nat膩(re) to swim + -t艒rium-tory2
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British Dictionary definitions for natatorium

natatorium
/ (藢ne瑟t蓹藞t蓴藧r瑟蓹m) /

noun plural -riums or -ria (-r瑟蓹)
rare a swimming pool, esp an indoor pool

Word Origin for natatorium

C20: from Late Latin: swimming place, pool
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