- a small sleeping compartment, as in a dormitory
- any small compartment, as for study
Origin: Classical Latin cubiculum ; from cubare, to lie down: see cube
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- A small compartment, as for work or study.
- A small sleeping compartment, especially within a dormitory.
Origin: Middle English, from Latin cubiculum, bed chamber, from cubāre, to lie down.