fumatorium

noun
fu·​ma·​to·​ri·​um | \ ˌfyüməˈtōrēəm \
plural -s

Definition of fumatorium

: an airtight compartment in which vapor may be generated to destroy fungal or insect pests (as on growing plants) : a fumigation chamber

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History and Etymology for fumatorium

New Latin, from Latin fumatus (past participle of fumare to smoke, from fumus smoke) + -orium -ory

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“Fumatorium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fumatorium. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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