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alipterion

[al-ip-teer-ee-uh n] /ˌæl ɪpˈtɪər i ən/
noun, plural alipteria
[al-ip-teer-ee-uh] /ˌæl ɪpˈtɪər i ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
(in an ancient Roman bath) a room for anointment.
Also called elaeothesium, unctuarium.
Origin
< Greek aleiptḗrion, equivalent to aleípt(hein) to anoint + -tērion place for
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