[ sfeer-uh-steer-ee-uh m ]
/ ˌsfɪər əˈstɪər i əm /
noun, plural sphae·ris·te·ri·a [sfeer-uh-steer-ee-uh] /ˌsfɪər əˈstɪər i ə/.
an ancient Roman handball court.
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Origin of sphaeristerium
< Latin sphaeristērium < Greek sphairistḗrion, derivative of sphaîra ball; see sphere
Words nearby sphaeristerium
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Example sentences from the Web for sphaeristerium
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|Charles Martyn