[ nim-fee-uhm ]
/ nɪmˈfi əm /
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noun, plural nym·phae·a [nim-fee-uh]. /nɪmˈfi ə/.
a room or area having a fountain, statues, flowers, etc.
an architecturally treated outlet of a reservoir or aqueduct.
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Origin of nymphaeum
1760–70; <Latin <Greek nymphaîon place sacred to nymphs, noun use of neuter of nymphaîos, equivalent to nýmph(ē) nymph + -aios adj. suffix
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How to use nymphaeum in a sentence
The Nymphaeum was decagonal on plan, so that small pendentives were required to carry the brick dome.