- an ancient Roman handball court.
Origin of sphaeristerium
< Latin sphaeristērium < Greek sphairistḗrion, derivative of sphaîra ball; see sphere
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The older members of the family made use of the sphaeristerium, a private gymnasium and ball room, which was found in every house.Foods and Culinary Utensils of the Ancients