triclinium


tri·clin·i·um

noun \trī-ˈkli-nē-əm\
plural -ia \-nē-ə\

Definition of TRICLINIUM

1
:  a couch extending around three sides of a table used by the ancient Romans for reclining at meals
2
:  a dining room furnished with a triclinium

Origin of TRICLINIUM

Latin, from Greek triklinion, from tri- + klinein to lean, recline — more at lean
First Known Use: 1646

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