alipterion

alipterion

[al-ip-teer-ee-uhn]
noun, plural alipteria [al-ip-teer-ee-uh] .
(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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