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velarium

velarium

noun ve·lar·i·um \vi-ˈler-ē-əm\
plural -ia \-ē-ə\

Definition of VELARIUM

:  an awning over an ancient Roman theater or amphitheater

Origin of VELARIUM

Latin, from velum curtain
First Known Use: 1834

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