sudatorium

sudatorium

[soo-duh-tawr-ee-uhm, -tohr-ee-uh]
noun, plural sudatoria [soo-duh-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-] .
a hot-air bath for inducing sweating.
Also, sudatory.


Origin:
1750–60; < Latin sūdātōrium, noun use of neuter of sūdātōrius sudatory; see -tory2

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sudatorium or sudatory (ˌsjuːdəˈtɔːrɪəm)
 
n , pl -toria, -tories
a room, esp in a Roman bathhouse, where sweating is induced by heat
 
[C18: from Latin, from sūdāre to sweat]
 
sudatory or sudatory (ˌsjuːdəˈtɔːrɪəm, -ˈtɔːrɪə)
 
n
 
[C18: from Latin, from sūdāre to sweat]

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