[soo-duh-tawr-ee-uh m, -tohr-ee-uh]
- a hot-air bath for inducing sweating.
Origin of sudatorium
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The atmosphere of the sudatorium must be perfectly free from vapour.
Were too many ventilators to be placed near the hotter end of the sudatorium, this stream would be diverted.
In the sudatorium or sweating room of the ancients the body was immersed in heated sand.
This building was no doubt the sudatorium of the baths of Gallienus, which stood in his gardens and occupied this ground.Rambles in Rome
S. Russell Forbes
Through the warm and milky vapours of the sudatorium could be caught glimpses of the red and naked bodies of notable citizens.The Death of the Gods
- a room, esp in a Roman bathhouse, where sweating is induced by heat
C18: from Latin, from sūdāre to sweat
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