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bagnio

[ban-yoh, bahn-] /ˈbæn yoʊ, ˈbɑn-/
noun, plural bagnios.
1.
a brothel.
2.
(especially in Italy or Turkey) a bath or bathing house.
3.
Archaic. a prison for slaves, especially in the Orient.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Italian bagno < Latin balneum, balineum < Greek balaneîon bathroom, bath
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British Dictionary definitions for bagnio

bagnio

/ˈbɑːnjəʊ/
noun (pl) -ios
1.
a brothel
2.
(obsolete) an oriental prison for slaves
3.
(obsolete) an Italian or Turkish bathhouse
Word Origin
C16: from Italian bagno, from Latin balneum bath, from Greek balaneion
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