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cubiculum

[kyoo-bik-yuh-luh m] /kyuˈbɪk yə ləm/
noun, plural cubicula
[kyoo-bik-yuh-luh] /kyuˈbɪk yə lə/ (Show IPA).
Archaeology
1.
a burial chamber, as in catacombs.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < Latin: bedroom. See cubicle
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British Dictionary definitions for cubiculum

cubiculum

/kjuːˈbɪkjʊləm/
noun (pl) -la (-lə)
1.
an underground burial chamber in Imperial Rome, such as those found in the catacombs
Word Origin
C19: from Latin: cubicle
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