cubiculum definition

  • noun:
    • a tiny space, specially a bed room, typically those tiny areas located on the top flooring of a Roman home.
    • a little space carved out from the wall surface of a catacomb, utilized as mortuary chapels, as well as in Roman times, for Christian worship.
    • In archÅ“ol., a burial-chamber having round its walls loculi or compartments when it comes to reception associated with the dead. See catacomb.
    • A mortuary chapel attached with a church.

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