nymphaeum

noun nym·phae·um \nimˈfēəm\
variants: less commonly

nympheum

\nimˈfēəm\

Definition of nymphaeum

plural

nymphaea

\-ēə\
  1. :  a Roman building or room containing a fountain, adorned with plants and sculpture, and serving as a place of rest

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Origin and Etymology of nymphaeum

French nymphaeum, from Latin, literally, shrine of nymphs, from Greek nymphaion, from nymphē nymph


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