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sudatorium

[ soo-duh-tawr-ee-uhm, -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.

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Origin of sudatorium

1750–60; <Latin sūdātōrium, noun use of neuter of sūdātōriussudatory; 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
C18: from Latin, from sūdāre to sweat
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