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solarium

noun so·lar·i·um \sō-ˈler-ē-əm, sə-\

: 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

plural -ia \-ē-ə\ also so·lar·i·ums

Full Definition of SOLARIUM

:  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

solarium

noun so·lar·i·um \sō-ˈlar-ē-əm, sə-, -ˈler-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural -ia \-ē-ə\ also so·lar·i·ums

Medical Definition of SOLARIUM

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

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