sacrarium

noun
sa·​crar·​i·​um | \ sə-ˈkrer-ē-əm How to pronounce sacrarium (audio) , sa-, sā- \
plural sacraria\ sə-​ˈkrer-​ē-​ə How to pronounce sacrarium (audio) , sa-​ , sā-​ \

Definition of sacrarium

2 : an ancient Roman shrine or sanctuary in a temple or a home holding sacred objects

First Known Use of sacrarium

1727, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for sacrarium

Medieval Latin, from Latin, shrine, from sacr-, sacer sacred

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“Sacrarium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sacrarium. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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