Bagnio definition

bănyō, bän-
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A brothel.
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A prison for slaves in Asian countries.
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A public bathhouse in Italy or Turkey.
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(obs.) A Turkish or Italian bathhouse.
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(obs.) In the Near East and N Africa, a prison.
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A house of prostitution; brothel.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
bagnio
Plural:
bagnios

Origin of bagnio

  • Italian bagno bath from Latin balneum from Greek balaneion

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Italian bagno, from Latin balneum (“bath”).

    From Wiktionary