The definition of a sacrarium is a drain that empties directly into soil and is used for disposing of water used to wash sacred items.(noun)
An example of a sacrarium is the drain in the basin where the communion chalices and trays are washed.
See sacrarium in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. sacraria
Origin: L < sacer, sacred
See sacrarium in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. sa·crar·i·a (-ē-ə)
Origin: Medieval Latin sacrārium
Origin: , from Latin, shrine
Origin: , from sacer, sacr-, sacred; see sacred.
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