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solarium

[ suh-lair-ee-uhm, soh- ]
/ s蓹藞l蓻蓹r i 蓹m, so蕣- /
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noun, plural so路lar路i路ums, so路lar路i路a [suh-lair-ee-uh, soh-]. /s蓹藞l蓻蓹r i 蓹, so蕣-/.
a glass-enclosed room, porch, or the like, exposed to the sun's rays, as at a seaside hotel or for convalescents in a hospital.
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Origin of solarium

1815鈥25; <Latin s艒l膩rium balcony, terrace, equivalent to s艒l the sun + -膩rium-ary
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British Dictionary definitions for solarium

solarium
/ (s蓹蕣藞l蓻蓹r瑟蓹m) /

noun plural -lariums or -laria (-藞l蓻蓹r瑟蓹)
a room built largely of glass to afford exposure to the sun
a bed equipped with ultraviolet lights used for acquiring an artificial suntan
an establishment offering such facilities

Word Origin for solarium

C19: from Latin: a terrace, from s艒l sun
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