sphaeristerium

[ sfeer-uh-steer-ee-uh m ]
/ ˌsfɪər əˈstɪər i əm /
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noun, plural sphae·ris·te·ri·a [sfeer-uh-steer-ee-uh] /ˌsfɪər əˈstɪər i ə/.

an ancient Roman handball court.

Nearby words

  1. sphacelism,
  2. sphaceloderma,
  3. sphacelous,
  4. sphacelus,
  5. sphaeristeria,
  6. sphaero-,
  7. sphagnous,
  8. sphagnum,
  9. sphairee,
  10. sphalerite

Origin of sphaeristerium

< Latin sphaeristērium < Greek sphairistḗrion, derivative of sphaîra ball; see sphere

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