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sacrarium

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noun sa·crar·i·um \sə-ˈkrer-ē-əm, sa-, sā-\

Definition of sacrarium

plural -ia \-ē-ə\

  1. 1a :  sanctuary 1bb :  sacristyc :  piscina

  2. 2 :  an ancient Roman shrine or sanctuary in a temple or a home holding sacred objects



Origin of sacrarium

Medieval Latin, from Latin, shrine, from sacr-, sacer sacred


First Known Use: 1727


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