noun, plural sacraria [suh-krair-ee-uh] .
Roman Catholic Church. a piscina.
Ecclesiastical. the sanctuary or chancel.
Roman History. a shrine or sanctuary.

1700–10; < Latin, equivalent to sacr-, stem of sacer holy + -ārium -ary

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sacrarium (sæˈkrɛərɪəm)
n , pl -craria
1.  the sanctuary of a church
2.  RC Church a place near the altar of a church, similar in function to the piscina, where materials used in the sacred rites are deposited or poured away
[C18: from Latin sacrārium, from sacersacred]

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