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    • A hot dried out sweating area, next to…
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laconicum definition

  • noun:
    • A hot dried out sweating area, next to the caldarium in a Roman bathrooms
    • In Rom. archæol., a vapor-bath; a chamber in a bathing-establishment warmed through environment unnaturally heated: so called since the Laconians utilized such a dry or sudorific bath, preventing the use of tepid water as enervating.
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