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laconicum

[luh-kon-i-kuh m] /ləˈkɒn ɪ kəm/
noun, plural laconica
[luh-kon-i-kuh] /ləˈkɒn ɪ kə/ (Show IPA)
1.
the sudatorium of an ancient Roman bath.
Origin of laconicum
1690-1700
1690-1700; < Latin lacōnicum sweating room, noun use of neuter of Lacōnicus Laconian (see laconic); the sweat bath was a Spartan custom
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