Definition of triclinium
plural -ia \-nē-ə\
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
Rhymes with triclinium
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