unguentarium

noun
un·​guen·​tar·​i·​um | \ ˌəŋgwən‧ˈta(a)rēəm, ˌəngwə-, ÷ˌənjə- sometimes ÷ˌəŋgə- or ÷ˌəngə- \
plural unguentaria

Definition of unguentarium

: an ancient Greek or Roman glass jar to hold unguents

History and Etymology for unguentarium

Latin unguentarium (vas), from neuter of unguentarius of or relating to ointment, from unguentum ointment + -arius -ary

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“Unguentarium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unguentarium. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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