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thermae

[thur-mee] /ˈθɜr mi/
noun, (used with a plural verb)
1.
hot springs; hot baths.
2.
a public bathing establishment of the ancient Greeks or Romans.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Latin < Greek thérmai; noun use of plural of thérmē heat; see thermo-
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thermae

/ˈθɜːmiː/
plural noun
1.
public baths or hot springs, esp in ancient Greece or Rome
Word Origin
C17: from Latin, from Greek thermai, pl of thermē heat
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