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solarium

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noun so·lar·i·um \sō-ˈler-ē-əm, sə-\

Simple Definition of solarium

  • : a room with walls and a ceiling that are made of glass to allow in sunlight

  • : a room where you can lie in the sun or get a tan

Full Definition of solarium

plural -ia \-ē-ə\ also so·lar·i·ums

  1. :  a glass-enclosed porch or room; also :  a room (as in a hospital) used especially for sunbathing or therapeutic exposure to light

Origin of solarium

Latin, porch exposed to the sun, from sol


First Known Use: circa 1823


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solarium

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noun so·lar·i·um \sō-ˈlar-ē-əm, sə-, -ˈler-\

Medical Definition of solarium

plural -ia \-ē-ə\play also so·lar·i·ums

  1. :  a room (as in a hospital) used especially for sunbathing or therapeutic exposure to light




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