balneal

balneal

[bal-nee-uhl]
adjective
of or pertaining to baths or bathing.

Origin:
1635–45; < Latin balne(um) (< Greek balaneîon bathing room, bath) + -al1

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balneal or balneary (ˈbælnɪəl, ˈbælnɪərɪ)
 
adj
rare of or relating to baths or bathing
 
[C17: from Latin balneum bath, from Greek balaneion]
 
balneary or balneary
 
adj
 
[C17: from Latin balneum bath, from Greek balaneion]

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balneal
"pertaining to baths," from L. balneum "bath," from Gk. balaneion, of unknown origin.
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