sudatorium

[ soo-duh-tawr-ee-uh m, -tohr-ee-uh ]
/ ˌsu dəˈtɔr i əm, -ˈtoʊr i ə /
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noun, plural su·da·to·ri·a [soo-duh-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-] /ˌsu dəˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-/.

a hot-air bath for inducing sweating.

Nearby words

  1. sudanophilic,
  2. sudanophobic,
  3. sudarium,
  4. sudatio,
  5. sudation,
  6. sudatory,
  7. sudbury,
  8. sudd,
  9. sudden,
  10. sudden adult death syndrome

Also sudatory.

Origin of sudatorium

1750–60; < Latin sūdātōrium, noun use of neuter of sūdātōrius sudatory; see -tory2

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British Dictionary definitions for sudatorium

sudatorium

sudatory

/ (ˌsjuːdəˈtɔːrɪəm) /

noun plural -toria (-ˈtɔːrɪə) or -tories

a room, esp in a Roman bathhouse, where sweating is induced by heat

Word Origin for sudatorium

C18: from Latin, from sūdāre to sweat

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