cubiculum

cubiculum

[kyoo-bik-yuh-luhm]
noun, plural cubicula [kyoo-bik-yuh-luh] . Archaeology.
a burial chamber, as in catacombs.

Origin:
1825–35; < Latin: bedroom. See cubicle

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To cubiculum
Collins
World English Dictionary
cubiculum (kjuːˈbɪkjʊləm)
 
n , pl -la
an underground burial chamber in Imperial Rome, such as those found in the catacombs
 
[C19: from Latin: cubicle]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature