noun, plural alipteria [al-ip-teer-ee-uh] .
(in an ancient Roman bath) a room for anointment.
Also called elaeothesium, unctuarium.

< Greek aleiptḗrion, equivalent to aleípt(hein) to anoint + -tērion place for Unabridged
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