biclinium

noun
bi·​clin·​i·​um | \ bī-ˈkli-nē-əm \
plural biclinia\ bī-​ˈkli-​nē-​ə \

Definition of biclinium

: an ancient Roman dining couch for the use of two persons

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History and Etymology for biclinium

Latin, from bi- bi- entry 1 + -clinium (from Greek -klinion—as in triklinion triclinium)

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“Biclinium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biclinium. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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