solarium

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noun so·lar·i·um \sō-ˈler-ē-əm, sə-\

Definition of solarium

plural

-ia

\-ē-ə\ also

solariums

  1. :  a glass-enclosed porch or room; also :  a room (as in a hospital) used especially for sunbathing or therapeutic exposure to light

Origin and Etymology of solarium

Latin, porch exposed to the sun, from sol


First Known Use: circa 1823


SOLARIUM Defined for English Language Learners

solarium

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noun so·lar·i·um \sō-ˈler-ē-əm, sə-\

Definition of solarium for English Language Learners

  • : a room with walls and a ceiling that are made of glass to allow in sunlight

  • : a room where you can lie in the sun or get a tan


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solarium

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noun so·lar·i·um \sō-ˈlar-ē-əm, sə-, -ˈler-\

Medical Definition of solarium

plural

solaria

\-ē-ə\play also

solariums

  1. :  a room (as in a hospital) used especially for sunbathing or therapeutic exposure to light


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