[suh-loo-tuh-tawr-ee-uh m, -tohr-]

noun, plural sa·lu·ta·to·ri·a [suh-loo-tuh-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-] /səˌlu təˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-/.

a porch or room in a monastery or church serving as a meeting or almsgiving place for monks or priests and the laity.

Origin of salutatorium

1650–60; < Medieval Latin salūtātōrium, noun use of neuter of salūtātōrius salutatory Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019