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sudarium

[soo-dair-ee-uh m] /suˈdɛər i əm/
noun, plural sudaria
[soo-dair-ee-uh] /suˈdɛər i ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
(in ancient Rome) a cloth, usually of linen, for wiping the face; handkerchief.
2.
(sometimes initial capital letter) veronica1 (def 3).
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin sūdārium, equivalent to sūd(āre) to sweat + -ārium -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for sudaria

sudarium

/sjʊˈdɛərɪəm/
noun (pl) -daria (-ˈdɛərɪə)
1.
another word for sudatorium, veronica2
Word Origin
C17: from Latin, from sūdāre to sweat
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